This course brings to light an up-and-coming issue within the United States and an issue that has been on-going across the world. Many mosquito-borne diseases are specified within the course, with an emphasis on the Zika Virus. Zika's extent, side effects, testing and diagnostics are detailed along with protection and reduction techniques of mosquitoes to minimize the transmission of mosquito-borne diseases.
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
• Implement methods to reduce mosquito populations.
• The Zika virus, how it is contracted, what effect it has on the human body, testing and diagnostics, and
what the congress is doing to aid in its prevention.
• What can be done to prevent and control mosquitoes personally and from the source.
Lesson 1 - Biology of Mosquitoes
Lesson 2 - Mosquito-Borne Diseases
What is Zika?
How Zika is Transmitted
Zika and Pregnancy
Zika Testing and Diagnostics
Mosquito Vectors of Zika
What Can Be Done About Mosquitoes?
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