vector-borne disease

vector-borne disease

Infectious diseases Any infection, usually transmitted by insects–eg, ticks–eg, Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis, Colorado tick fever; mosquitos–eg, California-or La Crosse, St Louis, Eastern, Western encephalitides– See Vector.
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In 2003, the Bhutanese Ministry of Health renamed the National Malaria Control Programme as Vector-borne Disease Control Programme (VDCP), which also targeted the rest of the vector-borne diseases, such as Lyme disease, dengue fever and West Nile Virus, as well as malaria.
Bayer says that nearly half of the world's population is infected with at least one type of vector-borne disease.
Another, related vector-borne disease risk may arise when refugees enter territory formerly occupied only by wildlife and accompanying parasites.
Vector-borne disease control is an example of how the 3 disciplines are related.
While habitat modification provided the ideal stage for the emergence of Lyme disease in the northeastern United States during the late-20th Century, the 1999 introduction of West Nile (WN) virus in New York and recent dengue virus outbreaks in the Florida Keys are somber reminders of the speed and unpredictability that vector-borne disease outbreaks can occur.
The most deadly vector-borne disease, malaria, caused an estimated 660 000 deaths in 2010, most of which were among African children.
The remote sensing data sets and the geoclimatic environmental data are integrated with vector-borne disease data, and the epidemiological data for geostatistical analysis to generate the information where no information is available or the areas are at remote and difficult to reach locality, predicting and mapping vector-borne disease transmission risk areas using analyzed using GIS expert engine (4,8,15,21,25,29,32-34,39-41, 47,53,65-69,72-74,76-79,86-91).
Fifteen years ago, the state averaged less than one confirmed case of the disease annually, according to an expert at University of Rhode Island's Center for Vector-Borne Disease.
Human Monocytic Ehrlichiosis (HME) is a vector-borne disease transmitted through the bite of Ixodid ticks carrying the obligate intraleucocytic bacterium Ehrlichia chaffeensis.
FOLLOW THE FLORA The rationale behind the use of satellites to fight vector-borne disease lies in the field of landscape epidemiology, which began in Russia in the 1930s.
Ronan Fitzgerald observed that hosting this Symposium not only enabled two world-class speakers to share their thoughts with a packed lecture hall, but delivered valuable insights into the area of feline vector-borne disease and how we need to challenge previously-held assumptions.