Bruno Lina

Bruno Lina



Born in Lyon in 1961, he was graduated MD in 1990 and PhD in 1996. He is Professor of Virology in the Université de Lyon, head of the Virology lab of the Hospices Civils de Lyon, director of the National Influenza Centre, director of the French National Reference Centre for Enterovirus, and the head of the « VIRPATH» team in the CIRI research Centre.

He is a scientific expert for the French Ministry of Health, and has been temporary expert for WHO and ECDC several times. He has carried out expert evaluations for national (ANR, AERES, ANSES, INSERM) and international bodies (NIH, HKU, ECDC and WHO). He is a member of the ECDC ERLI-Net network coordination committee, and a member of the ECDC EUPHEM advisory forum.

He is currently chairing the scientific committees of the Global Influenza and RSV Initiative, the Global Influenza Hospital Surveillance Network and the Immuniser.Lyon programs. He is an associate editor of J Clin Virol, and has published more 300 peer reviewed articles, several book chapters and books on influenza and other respiratory viruses.

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Epidemiology of COVID-19 – what we have learned, and do not know yet