Led by ESR, SHIVERS (Southern Hemisphere Influenza and Vaccine Effectiveness Research and Surveillance) is a long series of research, aiming at improving the understanding of influenza and respiratory viruses and how to prevent their spread.
- SHIVERS conducted during 2012-2017 is the first in its series (i.e. SHIVERS-I) in Auckland
- SHIVERS-II (WellKiwis Adult) is an adult cohort study in Wellington during 2018-2021
- SHIVERS-III & IV (WellKiwis Infant & Household), are the infant cohort and household cohort in Wellington during 2019-2026
- SHIVERS-V is a study to understand influenza in a post-COVID world.
For more information - ShiversProject@esr.cri.nz