186. Emerging and Retreating Mosquito-Borne Infections
Sunday, October 23, 2011: 7:30 AM-9:00 AM
Room: 253ABC

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to discuss:

  • the emergence, spread and impact of dengue fever
  • the current epidemiology of malaria, new treatments and prevention strategies
  • the current epidemiology of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) Virus and the status of JE vaccine

Target Audience: Global Health Specialists, Tropical Medicine Specialists, Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Pharmacists, Investigators, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Health Care Workers, Fellows-in-Training, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Global ID, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Harold Margolis, MD, FIDSA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Joseph Bocchini, MD, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours (0.15 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-115-L01-P


H. Margolis, None

J. Bocchini, None

H. Margolis, None

M. Fischer, None

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