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CSTE/CDC Syphilis Webinar 1 – 9/28/2017

Watch Video Speakers: Lynn Sosa, MD. and Sarah Kidd, MD Objectives: Review the changes to the syphilis case definition, effective January 1, 2018. Understand how the updated case definition applies to certain case scenarios. Webinar Slides Q&A 17-ID-11

Notes From the Field: Control and Prevention of Zika Virus – 11/15/2017

Watch Video Speakers: Rachael Piltch-Loeb Janet McAllister, PhD, BCE Isik Unlu, PhD Objectives: Participants will: Understand the elements of a newly-designed mosquito management training program; Understand the factors that drive public support or health behavior change in an emerging disease event; Understand the variety of chemical control options and considerations in their selection Webinar Slides

Emerging Tickborne Diseases – 5/4/2017

Watch Video Speakers: Christopher Paddock, M.D., M.P.H.T.M., Medical Officer and Activity Chief Kerry Padgett, Ph.D.– Supervising Public Health Biologist Objectives: Part 1: Expanding recognition of Rickettsia parkeri rickettsiosis in the United States  Since the initial recognition of Rickettsia parkeri as a tick-borne pathogen of humans  in 2004, approximately 40 cases of this spotted fever group …

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CSTE/NASPHV Hosted Webinar: 1st Evidence of Intracranial and Peroral Transmission of CWD into Cynomolgus Macaques: A Work in Progress – 7/10/2017

Watch Video Speakers: Ryan A. Maddox, PhD- Epidemiologist, Prion and Public Health Office, CDC Stefanie Czub, DVM, PhD– Manager of the BSE Reference Laboratory and Scientist Objectives: Recently, a team of researchers from Canada and Germany presented new scientific findings on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) at the Prion 2017 conference (see attached abstract). CWD is …

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CSTE-hosted VBD Webinar: The Emergence and Geographic Spread of Aedes-Transmitted Diseases – 8/18/2017

Watch Video Speakers: Duane J Gubler, ScD, FAAAS, FIDSA, FASTMH Objectives:This webinar will focus on the recent global emergence and spread of Aedes-transmitted diseases with emphasis on dengue, chikungunya, Zika and the potential global emergence of yellow fever and other viruses. The disease epidemiology, clinical presentation, transmission cycles, prevention and control, and principal driving factors …

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