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Vector Borne Disease, Vector-Borne Infection, Mosquito-Borne Disease, Mosquito-Borne Illness, Mosquito Borne Infection

  • Epidemiology
  1. Vector Borne Disease causes 17% of worldwide infections (in 2016)
  • Transmission
  • Worldwide Vector Borne illnesses
  1. Malaria
  2. Schistosomiasis
  3. Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
    1. Dengue (most common vector-borne virus worldwide)
    2. Lassa Fever
  4. Typhus
  5. Rickettsial
  6. Rift Valley Fever
  7. Trypanosomiasis
    1. African: Sleeping sickness (Tsetse flies)
    2. American: Chagas Disease (Reduviid bugs)
  8. Yellow Fever
  9. Zika Virus