Emerging Issues in Tickborne Diseases Webinar Recording

On June 13, 2019, a joint HHS/CDC/NIH/FDA webinar was held, focused on emerging issues in tickborne diseases.


  • Dr. Paul Mead, CDC—Welcome and introduction
  • Denise Bonilla, USDA/APHIS—Update on the Asian longhorned tick (H. longicornis)
  • Dr. William Nicholson, CDC—Alpha-gal allergy following tick bite: What do we really know?
  • Dr. Kevin Esvelt, MIT—Mice against ticks: A community-guided effort to prevent Lyme disease via gene editing
  • Dr. Ben Beard, CDC—National Strategy for vector-borne diseases

Watch the recording.

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