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

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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 in the emergence and spread of these diseases will be briefly discussed. The threat to global public health and economic security will be discussed in relation to the recent yellow fever epidemics in Africa and South America.

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