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  • What is Powassan Virus? 

    Zhong, Kaylee; Villarreal, Daniela (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-08-30)
    Powassan virus is a rare but serious virus spread through the bite of an infected tick. This virus is mostly detected in the northeastern US and parts of the upper midwest. This pamphlet provides a overview of how Powassan ...
  • What You Need to Know About EEE Virus in the Northeast 

    Zhong, Kaylee (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-08-30)
    Eastern equine encephalitis virus is a rare but serious virus spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. This virus is common in southern New England, New York and New Jersey, and other areas of the midwest and ...
  • Field Notes in Support of a Revision of Hawaiian Carabidae 

    Liebherr, James K (2021-08)
    This contribution comprises transcribed field notes keyed to valid scientific names for specimens collected during 1991-2006 fieldwork that supported taxonomic revision of the native Hawaiian carabid beetles. An introduction ...
  • La garrapata asiática de cuernos largos: Cómo proteger su ganado y granja 

    Villarreal, Daniela (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-08-23)
    i. La garrapata asiática de cuernos largos es una garrapata invasora en los Estados Unidos. Esta garrapata tiene un rápido crecimiento de la población y puede causar infestaciones que dañan al ganado y la salud de la granja. ...
  • The Asian Longhorned Tick: How to Protect Your Livestock and Farm 

    Villarreal, Daniela (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-08-23)
    i. The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick to the United States. This tick has quick population growth and can cause infestations that damage livestock and the health of farm owners and workers. This brief fact sheet ...
  • Review of Vector-Borne Disease Communication Resources in the Northeastern USA 

    Deckerman, Peter; Cardona, Angelyse; Dolan, Brady; Varanasi, Sravya; Mader, Emily (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-08-18)
    In May 2020, the Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEVBD) initiated a project to document tick and mosquito-borne disease outreach materials developed and promoted by vector-borne disease ...
  • Sugar Feeding Behavior of Asian Tiger Mosquitoes in New York 

    Zhong, Kaylee; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-23)
    The Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) is a globally invasive mosquito species that can spread over 20 different diseases such as dengue and Zika viruses. This infographic summarizes NEVBD-supported research to ...
  • What Do Aedes albopictus Mosquitoes Feed On? 

    Villarreal, Daniela; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
    Ae. albopictus mosquitoes are known to transmit many different disease agents to humans and animals. It is important to know the feeding habits of Ae. albopictus mosquitoes in order to understand health risks to humans and ...
  • First Human Bites from Invasive Asian Longhorned Tick Larvae in the U.S. 

    Zhong, Kaylee; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
    The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive species to the U.S. Eleven human bites from this tick have been documented in the U.S. This infographic summarizes NEVBD-supported work documenting the first bites by larvae of this ...
  • Lone Star Tick Able to Survive Winters in the Northeast as Temperatures Rise 

    Zhong, Kaylee; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
    The lone star tick is an aggressive tick species found in the Southeast and Midwest areas of the U.S. that can transmit bacteria and viruses to humans and animals. A warming climate and changing land use patterns have led ...

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