Mosquitoes and the Diseases They CarryAfter Five, Webcasts & Online
Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 6 – 7:15pm EDT
Not all mosquitoes feed on human and mammal hosts, and a few globally distributed species account for the bulk of infectious pathogens transmitted to humans and domestic animals. Part 1 of Disease Vectors of the U.S.A. will focus on why mosquitos are such prominent disease carriers, the diseases that they transmit, and how you can protect your family and pets
Moderator: Yvonne Linton, PhD- National Museum of Natural History and the Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit (WRBU)
Speakers: David Pecor, Researcher at the National Museum of Natural History and the Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit (WRBU), Carina Blackmore, DVM PhD, Director for the Division of Disease Control and Health Protection for the Florida Department of Health
This program will be presented as a Zoom video webinar. A link will be emailed to all registrants.
This program is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World at the National Museum of Natural History.
(Image Credit: Aedes aegypti mosquito - CDC/James Gathany)
Online; Internet connection required