CDC and its partners are cosponsoring the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICE ID) March 8-12, 1998, in Atlanta. The purposes of the conference are to (1) exchange scientific and public health information about global emerging infectious disease issues, (2) present programs and activities that address emerging infectious diseases, (3) identify program gaps, (4) increase awareness in the public health and scientific communities of emerging infectious disease issues, and (5) enhance partnerships to address emerging infectious diseases.
The 4th International Conference on HFRS and Hantaviruses will precede the ICEID, convening March 5-7,1998, in Atlanta. The conference will encourage exchange of scientific information about hantaviruses. Attendees may register for one or coregister for both conferences.
The call for abstracts and registration information will be available on the World-Wide Web at http://www.cdc.gov/ ncidod/ncid.htm and published in the Emerging Infectious Disease Journal and other professional publications.