Insect Borne Diseases in the 21st Century

Insect Borne Diseases in the 21st Century
Author: Marcello Nicoletti
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 386
Release: 2020-08-13
ISBN 10: 0128187077
ISBN 13: 9780128187074
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Insect Borne Diseases in the 21st Century Book Review:

Insect-Borne Diseases in the 21st Century provides a comprehensive look at the most notorious diseases carried by insects. It offers an assessment of current and potential insect-vectored diseases as they relate to human health and agricultural and livestock production. Written by a leading expert in insect-borne diseases, it examines the history of insect-borne diseases, beginning with those that have been well-known to scientists for decades, also including recent outbreaks like Zika. The book takes into consideration environmental conditions and climate change and explores the bionetworks and system biology of potential new superorganisms, offering preventative and protective solutions. This is a must-have resource for entomology researchers and students who seek the most up-to-date information on disease-causing pathogens transmitted by insects. This book will also serve as a resource for ordinary people whose lives may be affected by such diseases. Details the leading insect-transmitted diseases, including malaria, West Nile, Zika, dengue, yellow fever and Xylella Examines containment issues, including resistance phenomena among insects and microorganisms Offers alternative solutions to protection and prevention, including natural and environmentally-friendly insecticides

Global Health Impacts of Vector Borne Diseases

Global Health Impacts of Vector Borne Diseases
Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Global Health,Forum on Microbial Threats
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 396
Release: 2016-09-21
ISBN 10: 0309377625
ISBN 13: 9780309377621
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Global Health Impacts of Vector Borne Diseases Book Review:

Pathogens transmitted among humans, animals, or plants by insects and arthropod vectors have been responsible for significant morbidity and mortality throughout recorded history. Such vector-borne diseases â€" including malaria, dengue, yellow fever, and plague â€" together accounted for more human disease and death in the 17th through early 20th centuries than all other causes combined. Over the past three decades, previously controlled vector-borne diseases have resurged or reemerged in new geographic locations, and several newly identified pathogens and vectors have triggered disease outbreaks in plants and animals, including humans. Domestic and international capabilities to detect, identify, and effectively respond to vector-borne diseases are limited. Few vaccines have been developed against vector-borne pathogens. At the same time, drug resistance has developed in vector-borne pathogens while their vectors are increasingly resistant to insecticide controls. Furthermore, the ranks of scientists trained to conduct research in key fields including medical entomology, vector ecology, and tropical medicine have dwindled, threatening prospects for addressing vector-borne diseases now and in the future. In June 2007, as these circumstances became alarmingly apparent, the Forum on Microbial Threats hosted a workshop to explore the dynamic relationships among host, pathogen(s), vector(s), and ecosystems that characterize vector-borne diseases. Revisiting this topic in September 2014, the Forum organized a workshop to examine trends and patterns in the incidence and prevalence of vector-borne diseases in an increasingly interconnected and ecologically disturbed world, as well as recent developments to meet these dynamic threats. Participants examined the emergence and global movement of vector-borne diseases, research priorities for understanding their biology and ecology, and global preparedness for and progress toward their prevention, control, and mitigation. This report summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

Vector Biology Ecology and Control

Vector Biology  Ecology and Control
Author: Peter W. Atkinson
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 260
Release: 2009-12-12
ISBN 10: 9789048124589
ISBN 13: 9048124581
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Vector Biology Ecology and Control Book Review:

Mir S. Mulla joined the faculty of the Entomology Department at the University of California, Riverside in 1956, only two years after the Riverside campus was established as an independent campus within the University of California system. Prior to his appointment, Mir received his B.S. from Cornell University and then moved to the University of California, Berkeley to pursue his graduate studies. His Ph.D. from Berkeley, awarded in 1955, completed his formal American education which was the purpose of his immigration from his native Kandahar in Afghanistan. In his over 50 years at Riverside, Mir has made an incalculable impact on vector biology both within the United States and in developing countries throughout the world. Within Southern California, Mir’s basic and applied research led to the rapid and sustainable control of mosquitoes and eye gnats in the Coachella Valley and so directly enabled this region to grow to the thriving, large community it is today. In 2006 his efforts in facilitating the development of the low desert of southern California were recognized through the dedication of the Mir S. Mulla Biological Control Facility by the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District. His success has been so profound that it remains somewhat cryptic to the many who now reside in, visit, and enjoy, this region of California, oblivious to the insect problems that severely restrained development until Mir and his students ?rst applied their expertise many decades ago.

Critical Needs and Gaps in Understanding Prevention Amelioration and Resolution of Lyme and Other Tick Borne Diseases

Critical Needs and Gaps in Understanding Prevention  Amelioration  and Resolution of Lyme and Other Tick Borne Diseases
Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Committee on Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Diseases: The State of the Science
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2011-07-01
ISBN 10: 0309211093
ISBN 13: 9780309211093
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Critical Needs and Gaps in Understanding Prevention Amelioration and Resolution of Lyme and Other Tick Borne Diseases Book Review:

A single tick bite can have debilitating consequences. Lyme disease is the most common disease carried by ticks in the United States, and the number of those afflicted is growing steadily. If left untreated, the diseases carried by ticks--known as tick-borne diseases--can cause severe pain, fatigue, neurological problems, and other serious health problems. The Institute of Medicine held a workshop October 11-12, 2010, to examine the state of the science in Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases.

Environmental Health in the 21st Century From Air Pollution to Zoonotic Diseases 2 volumes

Environmental Health in the 21st Century  From Air Pollution to Zoonotic Diseases  2 volumes
Author: Richard V. Crume
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 700
Release: 2018-02-08
ISBN 10: 1440843651
ISBN 13: 9781440843655
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Health in the 21st Century From Air Pollution to Zoonotic Diseases 2 volumes Book Review:

This concisely written and easy-to-read resource provides timely information on emerging issues and valuable historical context that enables students to better understand a broad range of environmental health topics, from pollution to infectious diseases, natural disasters, and waste management. • Supplies introductory materials that provide a conceptual framework for readers • Includes contributions from more than 50 expert researchers and practitioners as well as information from interviews with leaders in the environmental health field • Presents historical context for current developments concerning environmental health • Offers suggestions on steps individuals can take to reduce their environmental health risk and stay healthy

Vector Borne Diseases

Vector Borne Diseases
Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Forum on Microbial Threats
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2008-03-18
ISBN 10: 9780309177702
ISBN 13: 0309177707
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Vector Borne Diseases Book Review:

Vector-borne infectious diseases, such as malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever, and plague, cause a significant fraction of the global infectious disease burden; indeed, nearly half of the world's population is infected with at least one type of vector-borne pathogen (CIESIN, 2007; WHO, 2004a). Vector-borne plant and animal diseases, including several newly recognized pathogens, reduce agricultural productivity and disrupt ecosystems throughout the world. These diseases profoundly restrict socioeconomic status and development in countries with the highest rates of infection, many of which are located in the tropics and subtropics. Although this workshop summary provides an account of the individual presentations, it also reflects an important aspect of the Forum philosophy. The workshop functions as a dialogue among representatives from different sectors and allows them to present their beliefs about which areas may merit further attention. These proceedings summarize only the statements of participants in the workshop and are not intended to be an exhaustive exploration of the subject matter or a representation of consensus evaluation. Vector-Borne Diseases : Understanding the Environmental, Human Health, and Ecological Connections, Workshop Summary (Forum on Microbial Threats) summarizes this workshop.

Challenges in Infectious Diseases

Challenges in Infectious Diseases
Author: I.W. Fong
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2012-09-06
ISBN 10: 1461444969
ISBN 13: 9781461444961
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Challenges in Infectious Diseases Book Review:

This next volume in the series will provide up to date Information and discussion on future approach to control several challenging Infectious Disease worldwide. The past decade has been highlighted by numerous advances in research of medical scientific knowledge. medical technology and the biological and diagnostic techniques-but somewhat less dramatic changes or improvement in management of medical conditions. This volume will address some of the emerging issues, challenges, and controversies in Infectious Diseases.

Genetics and Evolution of Infectious Diseases

Genetics and Evolution of Infectious Diseases
Author: Michel Tibayrenc
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 749
Release: 2011
ISBN 10: 9780123848901
ISBN 13: 0123848903
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Genetics and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Book Review:

This multidisciplinary book is at the crossroads between two major scientific fields of the 21st century: evolutionary biology and infectious diseases. The genomic revolution has upset modern biology and has revolutionized our approach to ancient disciplines such as evolutionary studies. In particular, this revolution is profoundly changing our view on genetically driven human phenotypic diversity, and this is especially true in disease genetic susceptibility. Infectious diseases are indisputably the major challenge of medicine. When looking globally, they are the number one killer of humans and therefore the main selective pressure exerted on our species. Even in industrial countries, infectious diseases are now far less under control than 20 years ago. The first part of this book covers the main features and applications of modern technologies in the study of infectious diseases. The second part provides detailed information on a number of the key infectious diseases such as malaria, SARS, avian flu, HIV, tuberculosis, nosocomial infections and a few other pathogens that will be taken as examples to illustrate the power of modern technologies and the value of evolutionary approaches. Takes an integrated approach to infectious diseases Includes contributions from leading authorities Provides the latest developments in the field

Frontiers of the 21st Century

Frontiers of the 21st Century
Author: Howard F. Didsbury
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 246
Release: 1999
ISBN 10: 9780930242558
ISBN 13: 0930242556
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Frontiers of the 21st Century Book Review:

This collection of papers prepared for the World Future Society's Ninth General Assembly presents long-range visions by outstanding thinkers.

What You Need to Know about Infectious Disease

What You Need to Know about Infectious Disease
Author: Madeline Drexler
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2021
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:1125923228
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Biorational Control of Mosquitoes

Biorational Control of Mosquitoes
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 330
Release: 2007
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: CORNELL:31924101583072
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Microbial Threats to Health

Microbial Threats to Health
Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Committee on Emerging Microbial Threats to Health in the 21st Century
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 397
Release: 2003-08-25
ISBN 10: 9780309185547
ISBN 13: 0309185548
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microbial Threats to Health Book Review:

Infectious diseases are a global hazard that puts every nation and every person at risk. The recent SARS outbreak is a prime example. Knowing neither geographic nor political borders, often arriving silently and lethally, microbial pathogens constitute a grave threat to the health of humans. Indeed, a majority of countries recently identified the spread of infectious disease as the greatest global problem they confront. Throughout history, humans have struggled to control both the causes and consequences of infectious diseases and we will continue to do so into the foreseeable future. Following up on a high-profile 1992 report from the Institute of Medicine, Microbial Threats to Health examines the current state of knowledge and policy pertaining to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases from around the globe. It examines the spectrum of microbial threats, factors in disease emergence, and the ultimate capacity of the United States to meet the challenges posed by microbial threats to human health. From the impact of war or technology on disease emergence to the development of enhanced disease surveillance and vaccine strategies, Microbial Threats to Health contains valuable information for researchers, students, health care providers, policymakers, public health officials. and the interested public.

Pest Management for the 21st Century

Pest Management for the 21st Century
Author: Ronald W. Stark,A. R. Gittins
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 102
Release: 1973
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: MINN:31951000136069M
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Emerging pests and vector borne diseases in Europe

Emerging pests and vector borne diseases in Europe
Author: Willem Takken,Bart G.J. Knols
Publsiher: Wageningen Academic Publishers
Total Pages: 500
Release: 2007-10-29
ISBN 10: 9086860532
ISBN 13: 9789086860531
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging pests and vector borne diseases in Europe Book Review:

This is a multi-authored book concerning the perceived threat and recorded increase of emerging pests and vector-borne diseases affecting man and animals in Europe.Historically, Europe suffered from numerous pests and vector-borne diseases, including yellow fever, malaria, plague and typhus. Introduction of hygienic measures, drugs and vector control caused the disappearance of many of these diseases from Europe. In the (sub)tropics, however, many of these diseases still thrive, causing serious health problems for humans and animals. Increased trade, leading to animal and human movement and climate change cause reason to assume that several of these diseases might become re-established or allow 'new' diseases and pests to be introduced in Europe. The recent outbreaks of bluetongue virus in North-western Europe highlights this concern, requiring an effective surveillance systems for the early detection of pests and vector-borne diseases.In 24 chapters this book provides examples of the most likely pests and diseases affecting man and animals in Europe, with emphasis on ecological factors favouring these diseases and methods for prevention and intervention. The authors are recognized experts in specific fields. All chapters are peer reviewed.

Control of Communicable Diseases Manual

Control of Communicable Diseases Manual
Author: David L. Heymann,American Public Health Association
Publsiher: APHA Press
Total Pages: 700
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 9780875530352
ISBN 13: 0875530354
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Control of Communicable Diseases Manual Book Review:

Each disease section includes: disease name, description of the clinical features of the disease, infectious agent, occurrence, disease reservoir, mode of transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, susceptibility and resistance, and methods of control.

Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases in Public Health Practice

Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases in Public Health Practice
Author: David P. Adams
Publsiher: Jossey-Bass
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2012-04-12
ISBN 10: 9780470545737
ISBN 13: 0470545739
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Public Health Significance of Urban Pests

Public Health Significance of Urban Pests
Author: Xavier Bonnefoy,Helge Kampen,Kevin Sweeney
Publsiher: World Health Organization
Total Pages: 569
Release: 2008
ISBN 10: 9289071885
ISBN 13: 9789289071888
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Public Health Significance of Urban Pests Book Review:

The second half of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century witnessed important changes in ecology, climate and human behaviour that favoured the development of urban pests. Most alarmingly, urban planners now face the dramatic expansion of urban sprawl, in which city suburbs are growing into the natural habitats of ticks, rodents and other pests. Also, many city managers now erroneously assume that pest-borne diseases are relics of the past. All these changes make timely a new analysis of the direct and indirect effects of present-day urban pests on health. Such an analysis should lead to the development of strategies to manage them and reduce the risk of exposure. To this end, WHO invited international experts in various fields - pests, pest-related diseases and pest management - to provide evidence on which to base policies. These experts identified the public health risk posed by various pests and appropriate measures to prevent and control them. This book presents their conclusions and formulates policy options for all levels of decision-making to manage pests and pest-related diseases in the future. [Ed.]

Small Animal Infectious Disease An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice Ebook

Small Animal Infectious Disease  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Small Animal Practice  Ebook
Author: Annette L. Litster
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2019-05-08
ISBN 10: 032367867X
ISBN 13: 9780323678674
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Small Animal Infectious Disease An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice Ebook Book Review:

This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice, edited by Dr. Annette Litster, is devoted to Small Animal Infectious Disease. Topics in this issue include: The dynamic nature of infectious disease risk in the 21st century: How dog transport impacts prevalence patterns; Dog transport and infectious disease risk: an international perspective; Effect of dog transport on high-risk infectious diseases (e.g. TVT, rabies etc.); H3N8 and H3N2; Feline panleukopenia: a re-emergent disease; Canine Lyme disease immunology; Canine leptospirosis diagnostics; Canine ehrlichiosis in the USA; Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV; Alabama Rot); Vector borne disease panel diagnostics; Feline vector-borne diseases; Canine brucellosis; and Current preventative strategies for rabies.

Climate Protection Strategies for the 21st Century

Climate Protection Strategies for the 21st Century
Author: Wissenschaftlicher Beirat der Bundesregierung Globale Umweltveränderungen (Germany)
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 77
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 9783936191042
ISBN 13: 3936191042
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Climate Protection Strategies for the 21st Century Book Review:

Examines how the global climate change is having initial tangible impacts upon humankind and nature today and how through the cooperation of the international community and through national-level efforts is possible to stabilize the CO2 concentration in the atmosphere and thus prevent the most severe changes. With this special report, the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) provides recommendations for future negotiations within the context of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), particularly relating to the Kyoto Protocol. For this special report, the Council has commissioned three expert's studies, which are available for download from the website. Also links to simultaneous edition in German.

Managing epidemics

Managing epidemics
Author: World Health Organization
Publsiher: World Health Organization
Total Pages: 257
Release: 2018
ISBN 10: 9241565535
ISBN 13: 9789241565530
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Managing epidemics Book Review:

This manual provides concise and up-to-date knowledge on 15 infectious diseases that have the potential to become international threats and tips on how to respond to each of them. The 21st century has already been marked by major epidemics. Old diseases - cholera the plague and yellow fever - have returned and new ones have emerged - SARS pandemic influenza MERS Ebola and Zika. These epidemics and their impact on global public health have convinced the world s governments of the need for a collective and coordinated defense against emerging public health threats and accelerated the revision of the International Health Regulations (2005) entered into force in 2007. Another Ebola epidemic another plague epidemic or a new influenza pandemic are not mere probabilities the threat is real. Whether transmitted by mosquitoes other insects via contact with animals or person-to-person the only major uncertainty is when and where they or a new but equally lethal epidemic will emerge. These diseases all have the potential to spread internationally highlighting the importance of immediate and coordinated response. The diseases covered are: Ebola virus disease Lassa fever Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever yellow fever Zika Chikungunya avian and other zoonotic influenza seasonal influenza pandemic influenza Middle-East respiratory syndrome (MERS) cholera monkeypox the plague leptospirosis and meningococcal meningitis. Although originally developed as guidance for WHO officials this publication is available to a wide readership including all frontline responders - communities government officials non-State actors and public health professionals - who need to respond rapidly and effectively when an outbreak is detected.