We strengthen the capacity to prevent and respond to emerging vector-borne diseases in the Southwestern U.S. and Pacific Islands.
The Pacific Southwest is a region with diverse ecological landscapes, ranging from cool temperate forests to dry, hot deserts, making the region highly susceptible to invasive vectors, exotic pathogens such as Zika virus, and several endemic pathogens transmitted by mosquitoes and ticks. Our center involves a diverse group of professionals, ranging from researchers to public health experts, to address these public health challenges.
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The BiTeRS program offers services to enhance surveillance for ticks and tick-borne pathogens of human health concern in California and Arizona.
Join us for the third PacVec Fall Seminar next week on 10/26 at 12:00 - 1:00 PM PDT! Learn...Read More
Check out a recent study - From the southwestern Pacific to the Pacific Southwest: detecti...Read More
Join us for the second PacVec Fall Seminar TODAY 10/12 at 12:00 - 1:00 PM PDT! Learn more ...Read More
As of October 7th, 406 confirmed or probable cases of human WNV infection have been report...Read More