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Vector Borne Diseases

Preventing the Spread of Zika Requires Addressing Poverty

Jonathan Patz | Posted 04.29.2016 | World
Jonathan Patz

Communities in the US with sanitation, improved housing, and air conditioning are less likely to be exposed to Zika or any other vector-borne diseases, like dengue fever or West Nile virus.

The Global Search for Education: Ticks - Research We Need

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.18.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"The starting point for all research must be to look at the tick itself to understand which bacteria and viruses are in the ticks, especially in endem...

The Global Search for Education: Ticks - World's Leading Scientists Will Meet in Oslo

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.30.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Lyme disease continues to be an increasing problem in the Scandinavian countries. In a first of its kind conference in Scandinavia, several of the...