EPISARS

Prevention of future SARS epidemics through the control of animal and human infection



 

 


 

Work Packages

 

Workpackage list

WP N° WP title Lead contractor N° Person-months Start month End month
WP1

Epidemiology: animal survey; collection of data and biological samples for animal identification and coronavirus isolation

N°3 36 M1 M12
WP2
Zoology : animal phylogeography
N°2 60 M1 M30
WP3
Virology : molecular epidemiology of SARS-like viruses detected or isolated from animals; comparison with human SARS virus and other coronaviruses
N°1 54 M1 M30
WP4
Animal ecology
N°7 48 M1 M30
WP5
Zootechnical issues :study of farming conditions, economical studies
N°4 18 M1 M18
WP6
2003 Beijing epidemiologic study
N°12 48 M1 M36
WP7
SARS natural history: clinical
evolution and long-term excretion of
virus
N°14 48 M1 M30
WP8
Viral adaptation and virulence
factors
N°9 48 M1 M24
WP9
SARS natural history :
immunological aspects
N°15 30 M1 M30
WP10
Hospital and laboratory infection
control
N°18 21 M1 M30
WP11
Validation of diagnostic tools
N°10 33 M1 M30
WP12
Coordination of the work
programme on the “search for an
animal reservoir” and gateways to
other consortiums
N°2 3 M1 M36
WP13
Coordination of the work
programme on the “human SARS
epidemiology” and gateway to other
consortiums. Consortium
Management
N°1 20 M1 M36
WP14
Recommendations for prevention
and response to future SARS
outbreaks in China and Europe
N°1 8 M1 M36
WP15
Coordination of raining activities
N°1 5 M1 M36

 


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