• MONKEYPOX 101

    By: Yan Mardian First described in 1958, the human monkeypox virus (hMPXV) is a neglected zoonotic pathogen closely associated with the smallpox virus. Medical and public health officials are concerned—and puzzled—by the increasing number of confirmed monkeypox cases in countries outside central and western Africa, where the virus is endemic. Monkeypox is endemic in 10

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  • PROACTIVE and InVITE Study Visits with NIAID Team

    PROACTIVE STUDY by: Lois Eirene Bang On Thursday, 16 June 2022, INA-RESPOND representatives* and guests from NIAID** visited RSU Kabupaten Tangerang and St. Carolus, Jakarta - two hospitals that participate in the INA-RESPOND observational cohort research, PROACTIVE (A Prospective Observational Cohort Study on HIV Infection and Risk Related Coinfections/Comorbidities in Indonesia) or a.k.a INA-PROACTIVE. TheRead more
  • Dr. Clifford Lane, dr. Ray Chen and Dr. Aaron Neal visited the new office of INA-RESPOND Secretariat

    By: Dedy Hidayat On Tuesday afternoon, June 14, 2022, the INA-RESPOND Secretariat Jakarta had guests from NIAID. Dr. Clifford Lane, dr. Ray Chen and Dr. Aaron Neal visited the new office of INA-RESPOND Secretariat, Jakarta at building 6 Floor 3, BKPK (formerly located in Building 4, 5th Floor, Badan Litbangkes) to see the new atmosphereRead more
  • HEPATITIS OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN IN CHILDREN – WHAT WE KNOW, AND WHAT WE DON’T KNOW (YET) FOR NOW

    By: Yan Mardian Event Background On 31 March 2022, Public Health Scotland was alerted to five children aged 3–5 years at Glasgow children’s hospital with severe hepatitis of unknown etiology within three weeks. This cluster exceeded the expected number of cases of hepatitis of unknown etiology, fewer than four per year. The United Kingdom (UK)

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