Visit of the French Minister of Health to the P4 Jean Mérieux-Inserm Laboratory

October 5, 2007 - Lyon, France


The French Minister of Health, Roselyne Bachelot, was in the P4 Laboratory in Lyon for a meeting of the National Reference Centre of Arboviruses.

The P4 Jean Mérieux-Inserm Laboratory, the property of the Mérieux Foundation, is an essential instrument for CNR of Arboviruses scientists, in charge of the detection, diagnosis and monitoring of infectious diseases caused by mosquitos and ticks.

Part of the laboratory of research UBIVE of the Pasteur Institute, the team of the CNR update to the Minister of Health on the dengue fever, the chikungunya and the anti-dissemination plan in metropolitan France.