Preventing the Zika virus: Understanding and controlling the Aedes mosquito

LOGAN, James
Publication Date 
August 2016
4 hours/week for 3 weeks

This free online course begins by considering the science behind the outbreak to try to understand where the Zika virus has come from, its symptoms, and its effect on infected individuals. The biology of the Aedes mosquitoes is explored. A range of methods employed to control the Aedes mosquito are highlighted. There is opportunity to exchange thoughts and ideas through course discussion with those on the front line in South America. Subtitles in Spanish and Portuguese are provided.

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