West Nile Virus: From Introduction to Endemnicity

The weather around the globe continues its unpredictable pattern.  Many areas of the US are experiencing unusual flooding for this time of year.  With flood waters, come hordes of tiny vectors, harboring many infectious diseases. Among these, a few are zoonotic.  In 1999, a veterinarian at the Bronx Zoo in New York City noticed an Continue Reading

A Tale of Two Mosquitoes

Ah, spring.  It is the best of times, it is the worst of mosquitoes.  It is the season of light, it is the season of disease.  While Dickens described the French Reign of Terror, we will discuss the mosquito Reign of Terror organizing in your backyard. Every good story needs an antagonist.  Ours is the Continue Reading