Full team of US-CDC Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Disease has finally met with ALERTAsia’s executive officers at ALERTAsia Foundation office on March 5, 2019. The meeting was not only to discuss the new financial year for the project of "Detection and Characterization of Emerging Vector-Borne Zoonotic Pathogens in Indonesia", but also the future plan in continuing collaboration between US-CDC VBD, ALERTAsia, and thus Eijkman Institute whom ALERTAsia assisted in conducting research for the Emerging Virus Research Unit. 
The meeting was attended by Dr. Ronald Rosenberg, Dr. Ann Powers, and Patrick Daly from US-CDC , Dr. Khin Saw Myint, Project Director/Investigator at EVRU, and from ALERTAsia, Dr. Claudia Surjadjaja and Shanti Gayatri