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Milken Institute School of Public Health
Public Health (PUBH)
PUBH
6484
Prevention and Control of Vector Borne Diseases
Prev&Cont of Vector Borne Dis.
201501
2
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Seminar
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Study of insects and other vectors responsible for transmission of diseases in developing countries, including plague, malaria, dengue fever, onchocerciasis (river blindness), and chikungunya virus. Special focus on developing countries, particularly in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Diseases such as West Nile Virus and Lyme disease in the United States and elsewhere are also addressed. New methods for effective management and control.
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• Understand the epidemiology of vector-borne diseases
• Understand the principles of disease transmission by arthropods and key issues in vector biology
• Acquire knowledge on various disease vectors, for example, insects that transmit malaria, dengue fever and sleeping sickness.
• Demonstrate an understanding of strategies for controlling vector-borne diseases.
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ebrunori (Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:59:31 GMT): Update Abbreviated title and course summary
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