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2nd International Zika Virus Conference

Washington, DC

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Mosquito-borne diseases experts, national and local vector control agencies and health departments will meet with distinguished scientists, and mosquito-borne diseases experts to prepare for, conduct surveillance of, and respond to the detection of invasive Aedes mosquitoes, travel-related Zika cases and locally transmitted cases at the International Zika Virus Conference.

iZIKVc’s delegates will be able to understand the Zika Virus infection including its replication, its pathogens, and its transmission. Participants will have first-hand insights on the research efforts to combat Zika outbreaks and its consequences.”

Key Topics

Each day of the conference will offer papers on a wide range of topics including:

  • Preparing Community Strategies
  • Recommended Surveillance and Response Actions for Local Agencies Including Vector Control Agencies and Health Departments
  • Local Partnership and Participation
  • Current Outbreak of Zika Virus Infection
  • Emergency Response and Hospital/Healthcare Coordination
  • Prevention Education Efforts and Risk Communication
  • Aedes Mosquitoes
  • Microcephaly and Neurological Disorders
  • Vaccine Candidates to Prevent ZikaVirus Infection
  • Travel-Related Cases
  • Locally Transmitted Zika Virus
  • Traveling to a Region with Ongoing Zika Virus Transmission
  • El Nino & Mosquitos Breeding
  • Elimination of Breeding Site
  • U.S. Outbreaks of Dengue and Chikungunya Virus
  • Blood Supply, Donors, and Travelers
  • Burden of Disease and Costs of Outbreak
  • Recommended Surveillance and Response Actions
  • Culturally Diverse Populations
  • How to reach out to Latino Communities
  • Transmission of iZIKVc by Blood Products and Solid Organs

Panel Discussions

Panel discussions include:

  • Clinical Picture: Country Report & Outbreaks Update
  • Diagnostic Platforms
  • Community Mosquito Control Methods, Shortcomings & options
  • Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication
  • Ongoing Zika Research
  • Reducing Aedes Mosquito Population

Why To Attend

Top Reasons to Attend iZIKVc include:

  • Gain a broad bird’s eye view of the global Zika virus situation
  • Get the freshest updates from hard-to-reach country experts
  • Learn how your organization / Agency can prepare for an outbreak
  • Establish contacts with key local, federal and international agencies involved in the fight against ongoing transmission
  • Network with colleagues from across the country

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