Beyond the Data — Dengue and Chikungunya in Our Backyard: Preventing Aedes Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Beyond the Data — Dengue and Chikungunya in Our Backyard: Preventing Aedes Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Phoebe: Welcome to Beyond the Data, I’m Dr. Phoebe Thorpe here to talk about Dengue and Chikungunya, diseases that are carried by mosquitoes and with me is Dr. Mark Fischer from Fort Collins, Colorado. Thank you for joining us Mark. Mark: Thank you. Phoebe: The Aedes aegypti mosquito we heard a lot about today. It…

Measuring Infant Head Circumference: An instructional video for healthcare providers

Measuring Infant Head Circumference: An instructional video for healthcare providers

Title: Measuring Infant Head Circumference and Length – [Alina] Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly and other severe fetal brain abnormalities. All infants born to mothers with laboratory evidence of confirmed or possible Zika virus infection during pregnancy should receive a comprehensive physical exam, including measurement of head circumference, length and weight, and assessment…

Zika Virus 101

Zika Virus 101

The spread of Zika virus has been concerning, and scary for some, especially pregnant women. At CDC, we’re working around the clock to protect your health and learn more about Zika. Since Zika was first reported in Brazil in May 2015, it has spread across many countries and territories in the Western Hemisphere, including in…

Dengue and Chikungunya in Our Backyard: Preventing Aedes Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Dengue and Chikungunya in Our Backyard: Preventing Aedes Mosquito-Borne Diseases

GOOD AFTERNOON. A SEE A FEW MORE PEOPLE ARE COMING IN, BUT I’M HOPING THEY’LL TAKE THEIR SEATS. I’M DR. PHOEBE THORPE. IT’S MY PLEASURE TO WELCOME YOU TO CDC PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS FOR MAY 2015, DENGUE AND CHIKUNGUNYA IN OUR BACKYARD. PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS HAS CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CREDITS — FOR PHYSICIANS,…