Current Articles

Celebrating Public Health Heroes

As part of its ongoing mission to recognize leaders in the Public Health space, Valent BioSciences has launched a Public Health Heroes program for the […]

What Happened with Zika

Five powerful positives that emerged in the wake of the 2016 Zika outbreak Think back two years to 2016. Never a day went by when [...]

Adapting to Vehicle-Mounted WALS

Districts Gaining Expertise in Calibrating Truck-Mounted Sprayers for WALS Applications The first large-scale, aerial WALSTM applications in the U.S. took place nearly ten years ago in [...]

Redefining the Problem that is Container Mosquitoes

Breakthroughs in Aedes control show potential for WNv programs, but more study is needed. WALS™ has gained notoriety in the recent past because of its [...]

AMCA 2019 Preview

The 85th annual meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) will be held February 25-March 1, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. This gathering of mosquito [...]

Predicting Public Health Risks with Satellite Imaging

Model predicts 63% of within-city dengue variance With ever-evolving technologies, there is growing amount of data to be interpreted. Of this data, satellite images are [...]

Social Media as an Epidemiological Tool

In public health, government entities often communicate directly with the public on social media platforms. In fact, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) [...]