Vector-Borne Disease

Public Health Confronts the Mosquito: Developing Sustainable State and Local Mosquito Control Programs

Mosquito control has historically been and remains an important and basic public health function. Given the emergence of viruses such as dengue, chikungunya, and Zika in the United States and U.S. territories, the second edition of…

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Training Module: Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment for Healthcare Providers

The Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) module from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is an interactive clinical education tool with case-based scenarios that provides technical training on RMSF. The module highlights key clinical…

Tick Surveillance Tools for Local Health Departments

By Anna Perea, Policy and Communications Lead, Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The distribution of ticks and the pathogens they can…

Announcing NEVBD Pesticide Resistance Monitoring Program Launch

The Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEVBD) is establishing a pesticide resistance monitoring network covering the Northeastern region to support public health and mosquito control agencies in detecting pesticide resistance in mosquito populations.…

Report: U.S. One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the final report for the One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization Workshop for the United States. Workshop participants from several federal agencies identified and voted on a…

Vector Control Collaborative for Hurricane-Affected States: Request for Applications

NACCHO and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have established the Vector Control Collaborative to match local vector control programs from hurricane-affected states (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TX) that have…