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The Virus Epidemiology and Control Research Group is located in Kenya, at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, we conduct intensive and long term studies into population dynamics of viral pathogens informing intervention strategies.


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Transmission patterns and evolution of respiratory syncytial virus in a community outbreak identified by genomic analysis.

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Joyce Nyiro, Research Officer studying mechanisms for quantifying maternally derived protective immunity correlates for RSV, has been awarded a fully funded place on the 2017 Vaccinology in Africa course. The course received 268 applications for 40 bursary places, 20 of which are reserved for residents of Uganda and 20 places for residents from other East African countries

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