Vector-Borne Diseases in the Tropics
Bachelors degree, and a higher degree in fields as nursing, engineering, biological/social sciences strongly recommended.
- Identify key vector-borne diseases for the tropics.
- Recognize the clinical presentation, treatment, epidemiology, and control of dengue, hemorrhagic fevers, and other arboviral infections, including malaria.
- Discuss the biology, global distribution, etiology, transmission, impact, diagnosis, treatment and control of vector borne diseases relevant to the tropics, such as yellow fever, typhus, trypanosomes, leishmaniasis, filariasis and Onchoceriasis, Borrel.
- 20% Participation
- 40% Midterm
- 40% Final Exam
This is an onsite section of the class. The other section (.11) will be taught virtually at the same time. Onsite students will comply with JH Covid19 testing protocols.
There will be a break at 10am for 15 minutes and a lunch break will be at 12:15pm for 30 minutes.