Posts Tagged ‘arbovirus’

Diego Samot-Bidot discusses state of arboviruses and Zika in Puerto Rico

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“My passion in public health is to study and mitigate contagious diseases transmitted by fluids and vectors in vulnerable and minority groups,” said Diego Samot-Bidot, a research fellow in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Global Health. He spoke at a Summer Lunch-N-Learn sponsored by the Public Health Student Association (PHSA) and the […]

Mosquito species may be key to transmitting EEE virus in southeast U.S.

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USF-led study of Culex erraticus probes ecology of Eastern equine encephalitis virus, one of the most deadly mosquito-borne viruses, which can affect horses and, in rare cases, humans. The mosquito species Culex erraticus may play a more significant role in transmitting the Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) in the southeastern United States than Culiseta melanura, […]