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Vectorborne Disease

Newly Identified Human Infection with Usutu Virus

Newly Identified Human Infection with Usutu Virus

Usutu virus infection in a 2-year-old specimen from a man in France. Only the 22nd documented case of Usutu virus infection, this case raise questions about just how many are going undetected.

Roman Holiday: Tropical Disease Transmitted in Italy

Roman Holiday: Tropical Disease Transmitted in Italy

Increased international travel and rising temperatures are expanding the geographical range of disease vectors. Locally transmitted chikungunya virus in Italy demonstrates the risks posed by the spread of disease vectors such as mosquitoes.