New Brighton Collaboration Case Definition Companion Guide for TTS-VITT

The Companion Guide to the Brighton Collaboration Case Definition for Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (TTS) and Vaccine-induced Immune Thrombocytopenia and Thrombosis (VITT) is now available

This guide includes ICD-9/10-CM, MedDRA & SNOMED CT codes, background rates, risk factors, & guidance for real-time investigation, data collection, & analysis. Also tools e.g. a data abstraction & interpretation form, and a tabular summary of key case definition criteria Read more

Eyes on Disease X: Ranking the Next Pandemic

Article by Jane Fieldhouse, David Wolking, Nistara Randhawa, Timothy Endy, & Angel Desai, published in Think Global Health

This article identifies threats associated with Disease X, e.g. the potential for an unknown pathogen to emerge & challenges in developing countermeasures against novel viruses. It also highlights the risk of zoonotic spillover events & the need for enhanced surveillance ... Read more

ECOWAS-RegECs Project

Practical strengthening of regulatory and ethics oversight on clinical trials in West Africa using Lassa Fever vaccine development projects and increase regulatory maturity level in targeted countries

The project is about improving capabilities of Regulators & Ethics Experts in vaccines clinical research oversight and enhancing the Maturity Level of selected ECOWAS NRAs by focused support through FDA Ghana on regulatory systems and clinical trial functions Read more