Special Issue "Emerging Viral Infectious Diseases: Immunology, Therapeutics and Prevention in Post Pandemic Era"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 January 2024 | Viewed by 1466
Interests: SARS-CoV-2; infectious diseases immunology; HIV; Virus infectious diseases vaccinology; emerging infectious diseases; global one health; veterinary vaccines & diagnostics.
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This Special Issue on “Emerging Viral Infectious Diseases: Immunology, Therapeutics and Prevention during a Post-Pandemic Era” is mainly focused on the study of the immunology, viral–host interaction, and immunotherapy of (re-)emerging viral infectious diseases in humans, animals, and mammals.
The world experienced a deadly pandemic in 2020, and since then, the scientific world has mainly focused on the control, prevention, and study of the aftereffects of COVID-19. During this period, the study of existing/emerging viral diseases was given a lower priority. The pandemic has changed the disease incidence, immune responses, and mortality rates of various epidemic and endemic viral diseases, such as influenza virus, RSV, etc.
Further, re-emerging viruses have the tendency to mutate and infect unnatural hosts, leading to the emergence of new viral infections with the capacity to infect humans, animals, and other mammals, and eventually leading to pandemic conditions in the future similar to COVID-19. In the phase of preparation for future pandemics, it is necessary for the research community to study in detail the changes in mechanisms underlying virus mutation, virus–host interaction, viral immunology, possible treatment, and potent vaccine candidates for viral infections post-COVID-19. With the above considerations, it is the right time to invite scientific research articles from various disciplines to demonstrate the impact the pandemic has had on the changing immunology and virus–host interaction of infectious and tropical diseases involving viruses, to update our knowledge on the various new approaches that are being implemented in viral infectious diseases research across the globe. We welcome original articles and comprehensive reviews.
Dr. Yashavanth Shaan Lakshmanappa
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