ESWI activities

Webinar: H5N1
4 June 2024
Online webinar
10th Influenza Conference 2025
20 - 23 October 2025
Valencia, Spain
The European Scientific Working Group on Influenza (ESWI) will organise the 10th edition of its ESWI Influenza Conference in Valencia from 20 - 23 October 2025.
ESWI Airborne: Life as a scientist
Listen to the new ESWI podcast series featuring Early Career Scientist and explore the joys and sorrows of establishing a scientific career.
Webinar: Immunisation & Treatment
30 November 2023
Online webinar


Mitigating the burden of SARS-CoV-2 in at-risk populations with adapted COVID-19 vaccines
The webinar will explore how the burden of SARS-CoV-2 variants may be mitigated with adapted vaccines.
World Influenza Conference 2024
Boao, Hainan, China
The coexistence of multiple respiratory infectious diseases such as influenza and COVID-19 in the world poses a major challenge to susceptible populations and healthcare delivery systems, and poses a serious threat to global public health.
International Workshop on Pediatric RSV Infection 2024
Munich, Germany, & Online
RSV is a leading cause of acute lower respiratory infection and respiratory mortality among young children globally. It is responsible for an estimated 3.6 million hospital admissions each year.
European Respiratory Society Congress 2024
Vienna, Austria
The ERS Congress 2024 will be held from 7–11 September in Vienna, Austria at RX Wien GmbH, Messeplatz 1, 1020 Vienna.
EASD Annual Meeting 2024
Madrid, Spain
The EASD Annual Meeting 2024 is an excellent opportunity to stay up to date with recent developments in the diabetes field. It is the interface between science and clinical practice where key discussions take place that will move the field forward.
20th EuGMS Congress
Valencia, Spain
“From Healthy Ageing to Complex Needs in Older Adults“ is the main topic of the EuGMSCongress which will take place in Valencia (18-20 September).

Education hub

Avian Influenza A (H9N2) - India
the International Health Regulations (IHR) National Focal Point (NFP) for India reported to WHO a case of human infection with avian influenza A(H9N2) virus detected in a child resident of West Bengal state in India.
Detections of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
The United States has the strongest avian influenza surveillance program in the world.
Commission secures access for Member States to 665,000 doses of zoonotic influenza vaccines to prevent avian flu
The vaccine is intended for those most exposed to potential transfers of avian influenza from birds or animals, such as poultry farm workers and veterinarians.
Technical Report: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N1) Viruses | Avian Influenza (Flu)
This report provides an update to the April 26, 2024, report to include three additional sporadic human cases (1 in Australia and 2 in the United States) and recent activity in the United States.

ESWI networks & communities

Influenza Diabetes Community

The Influenza Diabetes Community (IDC) unites scientists, healthcare professionals, patient -and other stakeholder organisations to discuss, share best practices and to network with the objective to raise awareness of the burden of influenza, Covid-19 and RSV in people living with diabetes.

Early Career Scientists Network

Some of the best and most innovative ideas come from early career scientists, they are the future of the influenza field. For this reason, ESWI has been actively encouraging the careers of early career scientists for many years.