October 26 to October 29


XXXII RITA - October 26 - 29 GMT-3

October, 26th

13h00 Opening ceremony
13h10 Lecture - One Health contributions towards more effective and equitable approaches to health in low - and middle - income countries
Sarah Cleveland (United Kingdom - University of Glasgow)
Moderator: Jane Megid
13h35 - 13h40 Questions
13h40 - 14h40 Oral presentations - Epidemiologic Surveillance and One Health
Peter Costa

13h40 - 13h50 - CO.01 - Rabies in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Central Asia and North Africa: Building evidence and delivering a regional approach to rabies elimination
Taylor E, Del Rio Vilas V, Scott T, Coetzer A, Prada JM, Alireza G, Alqadi NA, Berry A, Bazzal B, Barkia A, Davlyatov F, Farahtaj F, Harabech K, Imnadze P, Mahiout F, Majeed MI, Nedosekov V, Nel L, Rich H, Soufi A, Vodopija R, Vranjes N, Picot VS, Horton DL
Author Presenter: Daniel Horton

13h50 - 14h00 - CO.02 - Rabies in Herbivores: An Emerging Threat in India
Kavitha G, Dilip L, Hridya S V, Tinku D, Tilak Chandan SV, Vinay CR, Sharada R, Rathnamma D, Jyoti BD, Isloor S
Author Presenter: Kavitha G

14h00 - 14h10 - CO.03 - Serological investigation in vulnerable riverside population of the Brazilian Amazon basin 01 year after the execution of rabies PrEP as a public health measure.
Rocha F, Pompei JCA, Zanette LC, Vianna RS, Vigilato MAN, Molina-Flores B, Lima DM, Sanchez-Vazquez MJ, Cosivi O, Silva ACR, Costa WA, Chaves LB, Ferreira KCS, Cunha Neto RS, Hardt L, Recuenco S, Abreu EMN, Begot AL, Esteves FAL, Marcos W, Andrade JAA, Vargas A, Rocha SM, Lima Junior FEF, Wada MY
Author Presenter: Felipe Rocha

14h10 - 14h20 - CO.04 - Commitment, ownership, and motivation to end rabies in Pakistan
Ahmad W, Younus M
Author Presenter: Waqas Ahmad

14h20 - 14h30 - CO.05 - United Against Rabies Forum: Strategic and Operational Support towards Zero by 30
De Balogh K, Iwar V, Müller T, Freuling C, Fahrion A, Coetzer A, Vigilato M, Cosivi O, Chen Q, Savadogo M, Kotze J, del Rio Vilas V, Tenzin T, Kartskhia N, Basiladze V, Wamwayi H, Wabacha J, Boussini H, Lokossou V, Tidman R
Author Presenter: Rachel Tidman
14h30 - 14h40 Q&A
14h40 - 15h50 Break
14h50 - 15h30 Oral presentations Oral Presentations- Human rabies and pathogenesis
Camila M Appolinario

14h50 - 15h00 - CO.06 - Report on the Management of the Human Rabies Outbreak in Melgaço-Pa in 2018.
Marcos W, Begot AL, Abreu EMN, Baptista ZMF, Esteves FAL, Ferreira CF, Santos Junior RF, Monteverde TSD
Author Presenter: Fernando Esteves

15h00 - 15h10 - CO.07 - Do not give up: When rabies is even more challenging
Pachon-Abril E, García MPC, González VM
Author Presenter: Eduin Pachón Abril

15h10 - 15h20 - CO.08 - Rabies Hysteria: A modern illustration of a different kind of madness
Nankin M, Moore SM, Scholand SJ
Author Presenter: Sthephen J Scholand

15h20 - 15h30 - CO.09 - Unraveling the mechanisms of macrophage suppression by RABV
Embregts CWE, Kuiken T, Koopmans MPG, Geurtsvankessel CH
15h30 - 15h40 Q&A
15h40 - 16h00 Break
16h00 - 18h15 Round table - Rabies in humans and scientific progress
Moderators: Alan Jackson, Sarah Cleaveland
16h00 - 16h15 South America
Human Rabies in South America
Sergio Recuenco (Perú - Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos)
16h15 - 16h30 North and Central America
Rodney Willoughby Jr. (USA - Medical College of Wisconsin)
16h30 - 16h45 Europe
Hervé Bourhy (France - Institut Pasteur)
16h45 - 17h00 Africa
Noel Tordo (France - Institut Pasteur)
17h00 - 17h15 India
Reeta S. Mani (India - National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (NIMHANS))
17h15 - 17h30 Asia
Thiravat Hemachudha (Thailand - Chulalongkorn University)
17h30 - 17h45 Global perspective
Bernadette ABELA-RIDDER (Switzerland - World Health Organization (WHO))
17h45 - 18h15 Q&A
18h15 - 18h20 Break
18h20 - 18h40 Oral presentations - Risks and consequence of dog importation
Daniel Cisterna

18h20 - 18h30 - CO.10 - Assessment of international rabies risk classifications and adequate control for dog importation
Bonaparte S, Bonwitt J, Lowe D, Wallace RM
Author Presenter: Sarah Bonaparte

18h30 - 18h40 - CO.11 - A Multi-State Investigation of the Importation of a Rabid Dog to the United States from Azerbaijan, 2021
Whitehill F, Wallace R, Bonaparte S, Panayampalli SS, Niezgoda M, Yager P, Peiracci E, McCullough J, Evanson A, Signs K, Stobierski MG, Austin C, Slager S, Ernst M, Kerins J, Simeone A, Singh A, Hale S, Stanek D, Shehee P, McCall C, Slavinski S, Schnitzler H, Lipton B
Author Presenter: Florence Whitehill
18h40 - 18h44 Q&A

October, 27th

13h00 - 13h25 Lecture - Bats as reservoirs of emergent and reemergent viruses
Wanda Markotter (South Africa - University of Pretoria)
Moderator: Christine Fehlner-Gardiner
13h25 - 13h30 Q&A
Round Table - Rabies in Wildlife: wild reservoirs, actual situation and perspectives of control
Moderators: Marcelo Wada, Richard Chipmann
13h30 North America
Amy Gilbert (United States - USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services Program)
13h45 Central America - Caribe
Janine Seetahal (Trinidad and Tobago - University of the West Indies)
14h00 South America
Mauro Meske (World Organization for Animal Health - OIE)
14h15 Europe
Florence Cliquet (Agence Nationale de Sécurité Sanitaire de l'Alimentation, de l'Environnement et du Travail)
14h30 - 14h50 Q&A
14h50 - 15h40 Oral Presentations – Epidemiology of Rabies in wild Animals
Richard Chipman

14h50 - 15h00 - CO.12 - Chosna (Potos flavus), the emerging reservoir of the rabies virus in Cusco Peru, 2021
Chavez O, Bustamante JL, Oscco RN, Bascope R
Author Presenter: Ruben Bascope Q.

15h00 - 15h10 - CO.13 - Resolving the Distributional Ecology of Desmodus rotundus Under Climate Change
Van de Vuurst P, Qiao H, Escobar LE
Author Presenter: Paige Van de Vuurst

15h10 - 15h20 - CO.14 - Data driven rabies management--a dynamic occupancy approach to Enhanced Rabies Surveillance prioritization
Davis AJ, Kirby JD, Chipman RB, Nelson KM, Gilbert AT
Author Presenter: Amy Davis

15h20 - 15h30 - CO.15 - Culling-induced changes in population dynamics and movement behavior in small Indian mongooses
Sauvé CC, Allibert A, Berentsen AR, Conan A, Gilbert AT, Rivera Rodriguez MJ, Viau J-P, Leighton PA
Author Presenter: Caroline Sauvé

15h30 - 15h40 - CO.16 - Outbreak of raccoon rabies virus variant in foxes: Sagadahoc County, Maine, USA
Condori RE, Lowe D, Gigante CM, Jacobs H, Farrin N, Sohail H, Fiske R, Walsh M, Toro M, Wallace RM, Li Y
Author Presenter: Rene Edgar Condori
15h40 - 15h50 Q&A
15h50 - 16h10 Break
16h10 Round Table - Canine Rabies variant 1 and variant 2 elimination. Country vision.
Moderators: Eduardo Caldas, Hugo Tamayo
16h10 - 16h25 Topic 1 - Peru: From the reemergence to endemism of the persistence of rabies in southern Peru. Its implications on the elimination goal.
Dr. José Bustamante (Perú - Zoonosis - DPCEM - DGIESP / Ministerio de Salud)
16h25 - 16h40 Topic 2 - Bolivia: From the national epidemic, to the focused persistence of rabies in Bolivia. The strategic vision of the National Program with a view to its elimination.
Dr. Grover Paredes (Bolivia - Zoonosis Nacional - Ministerio de Salud y Deportes - Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia)
16h40 - 16h55 Topic 3 - Colômbia: The elimination of canine rabies in Colombia. Its feasibility and restrictions
Angela Xiomara Castro Duran (Colombia - Grupo de Enfermedades Endemo Epidémicas - Ministerio de Salud y Protección Social)
16h55 - 17h10 Topic 4 - Argentina: The elimination of canine rabies in Argentina. Your contribution to regional phase - out commitments.
Natalia Casas / Emilio Faro (Argentina - Coordinación de Zoonosis - Ministry of Health)
17h10 - 17h40 Q&A
17h40 - 18h00 Break
18h00 - 19h00 Round Table - Canine rabies prevention & importation issues
Moderators: Charles E Rupprecht (LYSSA LLC) / Marco Vigilato (Pan American Health Organization)
18h00 - 18h10 Epidemiological situation of canine rabies in the Americas: challenges of a globalized world
Marco Vigilato (Centro Panamericano de Fiebre Aftosa, Organización Panamericana de la Salud, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
18h10 - 18h20 CDC’s temporary suspension of dogs entering the United States from countries classified as high-risk for canine rabies
Emily Pieracci (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA)
18h20 - 18h30 Rabies Prevention and Canine Importation – A Canadian Perspective
Maureen E.C. Anderson (Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Guelph, Canada)
18h30 - 18h40 Rescue dog charities and the July 2021 U.S. CDC dog import ban from high-risk rabies countries
Jennifer Skiff (Animal Wellness Action, Washington, D.C., USA)
18h40 - 19h00 Q&A

October, 28th

13h00 - 14h00 Round Table - Rabies in Herbivorous
Luis Lecuona
13h00 - 13h15 Understanding the spatial spread of rabies through vampire bat populations: opportunities for prevention and control
Daniel Streicker (United Kingdom - University of Glasgow)
13h15 - 13h30 The Herbivore Rabies Control: A Critical Review
Clayton Gitti (Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro)
13h30 - 13h45 Structure of the Regional Program of the Americas for the Control of Rabies in Livestock and Domestic Herbivores
Felipe Rocha (Brazil - Pan American Center for Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Veterinary Public Health - PAHO/WHO)
13h45 - 14h05 Q&A
14h05 - 15h05 Oral presentations - Diagnostic
Christine Felner-Gardiner

14h05 - 14h15 - CO.17 - An efficient and safety method to transport samples for rabies diagnosis
Gastaldo A, Barboza CM, Franco AC, Roehe PM, Batista HBCR

14h15 - 14h25 - CO.18 - Genetic characterization of rabies virus isolated of bats Desmodus rotundus and Artibeus lituratus in São Paulo State
Souza DN, Oliveira RN, Asprino FA, Bettoni F, Macedo CI, Achkar S, Fahl WO, Brandão PE, Castilho JG
Author Presenter: Débora Nunes de Souza

14h25 - 14h35 - CO.19 -Molecular epidemiology of the hematophagous bat genetic variant in Colombia and your relationship whit other countries of Latin-America
Carreño MF, Castiblanco-Martínez HD, Gracia-Romero M, Gomez-Rangel SY
Author Presenter: Maria Carreño

14h35 - 14h45 - CO.20 - Microtest in 384 wells plates for measuring rabies virus neutralizing antibodies
Mourão-Fuches RM, Carrieri ML, Rizzo R, Andrade SQ, Frazatti-Gallina NM
Author Presenter: Regina Maria Mourão-Fuches

14h45 - 14h55 - CO.21 - Universal detection of Brazilian RABV variants by one-step RT-qPCR LN34 Pan-Lyssavirus assay
Chierato MER, Silveira VBV, Pavani DFP, Fahl WO, Iamamoto K, Asano KM, Batista HBCR, Scheffer KC, Mori E
Author Presenter: Maria Eduarda Rodrigues Chierato

14h55 - 15h05 - CO.22 - An alternative method for RNA extraction of Rabies Virus
Akashi L, Barboza CM, Lourenço IM, Seabra AB, Farfan AMC, Batista HBCR
Author Presenter: Larissa Akashi
15h05 - 15h17 Q&A
15h17 - 15h47 George Baer Award
CO.23 - Ecological drivers of spatial expansions of vampire bat rabies in Colombia
Zulma Rojas-Sereno

Rabies International Steering Committee President: Christine Fehlner-Gardiner
15h47 - 15h50 Q&A
15h50 - 16h10 Break
16h10 - 16h30 Homenagem Rabies International Steering Committee
Dr. Ivanete Kotait Award- Charles Rupprecht
Tribute to Dr. Ivanete Kotait
Friends and Local Organizing and Scientific Committee of XXXII RITA 2021, Brazil
16h30 - 17h10 Oral presentations - Antirabies vaccination: new alternatives
Laura Robinson

16h30 - 16h40 - CO.24 - Studies on oral bait efficiency in European Wolves (Canis lupus lupus) - use of an optical marker as a non-invasive way to estimate vaccination success
Langguth A
Author Presenter: Anna Langguth

16h40 - 16h50 - CO.25 - Assessing vaccination success following ORV of dogs; evaluation of bait handling as a surrogate for serology
Bobe K
Author Presenter: Katharina Bobe

16h50 - 17h00 - CO.26 - Novel technologies: Exploiting facial recognition to identify dogs during rabies vaccination campaigns
Czupryna A, Estepho M, Lugelo A, Bigambo M, Changalucha J, Hampson K, Lankester F
Author Presenter: Anna Czupryna

17h00 - 17h10 - CO.27 - Surveillance of exposed to bat bite: a successful experience at risk
Solis-Castro ME, La Torre LY
Author Presenter: María Edith Solis-Castro
17h10 - 17h18 Q&A
17h18 - 17h35 Break
17h35 - 18h15 Oral Presentations - Epidemiology and Control
Verônica Gutierrez

17h35 – 18h15 - CO.28 - Modelling rabies elimination timelines in free-roaming dog populations
Taylor E, Prada JM, Horton DL
Author Presenter: Emma Taylor

17h45 - 17h55 - CO.29 - Use of lay vaccinators in animal vaccination programmes: A scoping review.
Duamor CT, Hampson K, Lankester F, Sambo M, Kreppel K, Wyke S, Cleaveland S
Author Presenter: Christian Duamor

17h55 - 18h05 - CO.30 - Animal Rabies in Ceará State, Brazil, 2007 to 2020
Duarte NFH, Duarte BH, Cavalcante KKS, Alencar CH, Heukelbach J
Author Presenter: Naylê Francelino Holanda Duarte

18h05 - 18h15 - CO.31 - Should we kill Desmodus rotundus, the main transmitter of rabies in Latin America?
Uieda W, Andrade FAG
Author Presenter: Wilson Uieda
18h15 - 18h23 Q&A
18h23 - 18h53 Oral presentations: Antirabies human Treatment
Alan Jackson

18h23 - 18h33 - CO.32 - First-in-human use of favipiravir plus AAV-RAB for rabies encephalitis
Walczyszyn M, Cervellione K, Patel H, Paulinho K, Wisa D, Davis A, Epstein C, Munjal S, Folkerth F, Thomas S, Van Kampen KR, Sena-Esteves M, Martin D, Baker H, Willoughby R
Author Presenter: Kelly Cervellione

18h33 - 18h43 - CO.33 - Intranasal favipiravir (T-705) treatment in experimental rabies infection
Appolinario CM, Ribeiro BLD, Furuta Y, Komeno T, Nakajima N, Teixeira WSR, França DA, Megid J
Author Presenter: Camila M. Appolinario

Baker HJ, Sena-Esteves M, Van Kampen K, Panayampalli S, Samoylova T, Gross A, Godino C, Panepinto G, Martin D
Author Presenter: Douglas Martin
18h53 - 18h59 Q&A

October, 29th

13h00 Round Table - Current and New Perspectives for Rabies Biologics and Vaccination
Moderators: Deborah Briggs, Katie Hampson
13h00 - 13h15 Groups considered at risk for vaccination
Charles Rupprecht (USA - LYSSA LLC.)
13h15 - 13h30 Vaccine protection against Lyssaviruses: Where are we and where do we need to be?
Ashely Banyard (United Kingdom - Animal and Plant Health Agency)
13h30 - 13h45 Oral vaccine for dogs
Karoon Chanachai (Thailand - Kasetsart University)
13h45 - 14h00 On the possibility of developing an anti-vampire vaccine
Horacio Delpietro
14h00 - 14h30 Q&A
14h30 - 15h00 Oral presentations

14h30 - 15h00 - Oral Presentations - Antirabies Vaccines
Carlos Palacios

14h30 - 14h40 - CO.35 - Could adenovirus-vectored vaccines make routine childhood pre-exposure prophylaxis a cost-effective option for human rabies prevention?
Douglas AD
Author Presenter: Alexander Douglas

14h40 - 14h50 — CO.36 - Development of a single injection rabies vaccine for use in low- and middle-income countries
Kadasia K, Brady S, Spurgeon WH, Rupprecht CE, Zugasti J, Chickering D
Author Presenter: Kadryn Kadasia

14h50 - 15h00 - CO.37 - Time to revise the WHO Categories for severe rabies exposures – Category IV?
Fontaine J, Scholand SJ, Quiambao BP, Rupprecht CE
Author Presenter: Sthephen J Scholand
15h00 - 15h06 Q&A
15h06 - 15h30 Break
15h30 - 16h30 Round Table - Human rabies prevention: Regional health disparities & community inequality issues in the Americas
Moderator: Charles E Rupprecht (LYSSA LLC)
15h30 - 15h40 Equity and Health Inequalities in the Region of the Americas
Sebastian García-Saisó (Department of Evidence and Intelligence for Action in Health, Pan American Health Organization, Washington D.C., USA)
15h40 - 15h50 Residential Schools, the Rez, and Rabies: the long-term impacts of colonialism on rabies prevention and control in Canada's Indigenous communities
Catherine Filejski (Canadian Animal Health Institute, Guelph, Ontario, Canada)
15h50 - 16h00 Current disparities in Rabies in the Americas: color and income matter
Amira A. Roess (George Mason University, Department of Global and Community Health, College of Health and Human Services, Fairfax, Virginia, USA)
16h00 - 16h10 Forgotten bites: health disparities as barriers for rabies control in Latin America
Sergio Recuenco (Centro de Investigaciones Tecnológicas, Biomédicas y Medioambientales, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru)
16h10 - 16h30 Q&A
16h30 - 16h50 XXXII Final Report
16h50 - 17h20 RITA 2022 Presentation: MÉXICO!
Dra. Isabel Bárcenas Reyes
Profesora-Investigadora de la Licenciatura en Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia de la Facultad de Ciencias Naturales de la Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro