Ecology and Disease in Chile and Panama
International Collaborations in Infectious Diseases Research (ICIDR).
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
"Ecological Factors regulating Hantavirus Outbreaks in Chile"
Last updated: Feb 20, 2008
VII International Hantavirus Meeting, Puerto Varas, Chile, April 2008. ppt
NIH-funded program that supports a collaboration between UNMHSC and Panama and Chile to improve surveillance, diagnostics and therapeutics for hantavirus infections in Chile and Panama.
- To determine several environmental aspects that influence rodent populational sizes and their seroprevalence to hantavirus.
- To develop and test an explict spacial model for predicting outbreaks of hantavirus, including to climatic variability as a force.
Hantavirus Program in Chile (Universidad del Desarrollo; In Spanish)