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ZOONOTIC & VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES VIDEOS - Page 8

How Does <i>Wolbachia</i> Block Dengue Virus Transmission?
Matthew Aliota, PhD, research scientist, University of Wisconsin, Pathobiological Sciences, explains why the mechanism behind how Wolbachia blocks Dengue virus transmission is not yet fully understood.
What Are the Implications of Prolonged Zika Virus RNA Shedding?
Marta G. Cavalcanti, MD, PhD, physician at Infectious Diseases Clinic, Hospital Universitario Clementino Fraga Filho, UFRJ, Brazil, discusses how the period of RNA shedding correlates with the severity of complications associated with mono- or coinfection in Zika patients.
Is the Prevalence of Powassan Virus Increasing in Humans?
Holly Frost, MD, pediatrics physician scientist at the Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, in Minocqua, Wisconsin, discusses whether or not the prevalence of Powassan virus is increasing in humans.
 
What Efforts Are Being Made to Further Understand the Zika Virus?
Daniel Eiras, MD, MPH, hospital epidemiologist at NYU Langone Medical Center, discusses efforts to understand the Zika virus.
Zika Response at NYU Langone Medical Center
Daniel Eiras, MD, MPH, hospital epidemiologist at NYU Langone Medical Center, discusses Zika response at NYU Langone Medical Center.
Zika Virus Diagnostic Tools
Daniel Eiras, MD, MPH, hospital epidemiologist at NYU Langone Medical Center, discusses Zika virus diagnostics.
How Can Hospitals Prepare for Zika Outbreaks?
Daniel Eiras, MD, MPH, hospital epidemiologist at NYU Langone Medical Center, explains how hospitals and healthcare systems can identify where resources need to be allocated when preparing for Zika outbreaks.
Low Zika Virus Prevalence in Pregnant Women Tested in New York
Daniel Eiras, MD, MPH, hospital epidemiologist at NYU Langone Medical Center, talks about prevalence of Zika in pregnant women in New York.