Meeting report: Eleventh International Conference on Hantaviruses

Antiviral Res. 2020 Apr;176:104733. doi: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2020.104733. Epub 2020 Feb 15.


The 2019 11th International Conference on Hantaviruses (ICH 2019) was organized by the International Society for Hantaviruses (ISH), and held on September 1-4, 2019, at the Irish College, in Leuven, Belgium. These ICHs have been held every three years since 1989. ICH 2019 was attended by 158 participants from 33 countries. The current report summarizes research presented on all aspects of hantavirology: ecology; pathogenesis and immune responses; virus phylogeny, replication and morphogenesis; epidemiology; vaccines, therapeutics and prevention; and clinical aspects and diagnosis.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Belgium
  • Congresses as Topic
  • Hantavirus Infections / epidemiology
  • Hantavirus Infections / immunology
  • Hantavirus Infections / therapy
  • Humans
  • Orthohantavirus / genetics
  • Orthohantavirus / pathogenicity*
  • Research / trends*