Early summer meningoencephalitis. Very few people know what that is exactly. In Kazakhstan, the researcher Karlygash Abdiyeva has just received an award in recognition of her research into the spread of these dangerous biological pathogens. Kazakh President Nazarbayev himself nominated the scientist for the Astana Ardagym innovation award.
Abdiyeva and her exciting project came to his attention at a youth forum on scientific research. The award is a success for the close scientific cooperation between Kazakhstan and Germany in the field of biosecurity.