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ZOONOTIC & VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES VIDEOS - Page 12

Does Vertical Zika Transmission Occur With All Infected Pregnant Women?

Pedro Fernando da Costa Vasconcelos, MD, PhD, director of WHO Collaborating Center for Arbovirus and Research, Evandro Chagas Institute, discusses whether or not all Zika-infected pregnant women will infect their fetuses.

Do All Babies Congenitally Infected with Zika Develop Microcephaly?
Pedro Fernando da Costa Vasconcelos, MD, PhD, director of WHO Collaborating Center for Arbovirus and Research, Evandro Chagas Institute, discusses the likelihood that fetuses congenitally infected with the Zika virus will develop related complications, such as microcephaly.
 
Departments of Health Inform Hospitals of Local Outbreaks
John D'Angelo, MD, senior vice president, executive director Emergency Medicine Services at Northwell Health, discusses how hospitals use updates from the Department of Health to remain aware of any potential outbreaks.
Can Zika Evolve to Cause Other Complications?
Pedro Fernando da Costa Vasconcelos, MD, PhD, director of WHO Collaborating Center for Arbovirus and Research, Evandro Chagas Institute, discusses the possibility of the Zika virus evolving to cause other complications in the future.
The Evolution of Zika
Pedro Fernando da Costa Vasconcelos, MD, PhD, director of WHO Collaborating Center for Arbovirus and Research, Evandro Chagas Institute, explains how Zika has evolved since the 1960s.
Why Are Some People Mosquito Magnets?
Justin R. Anderson, PhD, associate professor of biology at Radford University, explains the factors that make some people more susceptible to contracting mosquito-borne viruses.
Understanding Mosquito Epidemiology Aids in Vector-eradication Process
Justin R. Anderson, PhD, associate professor of biology at Radford University, discusses what factors will aid mosquito control specialists in eradicating vector populations.
How Do EDCs Affect Viral Loads in Infected Mosquitoes?
Justin R. Anderson, PhD, associate professor of biology at Radford University, discusses how endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) affect the amount of a virus in infected mosquitoes.
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