Other sources of information on vector-borne diseases
Published 25/9/2020, updated 10/3/2021
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*This position paper which has been approved by the Board of Regents of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine has not been peer reviewed.
EFSA’s vector-borne disease map journals: Characterization of 36 vector-borne disease [online] Available at: https://efsa.maps.arcgis.com/apps/PublicGallery/index.html?appid=dfbeac92aea944599ed1eb754aa5e6d1 [accessed 3/9/2020]
These provide short characterisations of 36 vector-borne diseases, including a summary of the characteristics of the disease agent, transmission, geographical distribution, potential vectors, the impact of the disease on animal health and welfare and a summary of the available prevention and control measures.