Joint WHO Regional Office for Europe/ECDC meeting on influenza surveillance (2013)



29–31 May 2013, Istanbul, Turkey 

During the third joint WHO European Regional Office for Europe/European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control annual influenza surveillance meeting, 150 national focal points for epidemiological and virological surveillance constituting the WHO European Region and European Union/European Economic Area influenza surveillance network, reviewed the 2012/2013 influenza season, the response to the emergence of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus and avian influenza A(H7N9), and new developments related to pandemic influenza risk assessment, influenza vaccines and antiviral use.