The overarching aim of this HPRU is to support and strengthen PHE in its role of protecting England from emerging and zoonotic infections. By bringing together internationally leading researchers at the University of Liverpool (UoL), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and PHE, we will exploit the synergy, world-class facilities, and breadth and depth in relevant research between these institutions.


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Volunteers create Outbreak at Bluedot Festival!
The HPRU in EZI supported the Institute of Infection and Global Health's volunteers at the Bluedot Festival. A fictitious infectious disease was released at the science and music festival at Jodrell Bank in Cheshire.

Posted on: 30/07/2019

HPRU PhD Class of 2019
This week saw our latest cohort of PhD students graduate in Liverpool. Congratulations!

Posted on: 19/07/2019

Margaux Meslé attends Global Health Security Conference in Sydney
Margaux Meslé reports on the first ever Global Health Security Conference in Sydney in June.

Posted on: 19/07/2019

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Exposures associated with infection with Cryptosporidium in industrialised countries: a systematic review protocol
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