Special Issue "Vector-Borne Diseases in a Changing World"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 23 September 2023 | Viewed by 68628
Interests: population genetics; microevolution; vector control; vector ecology
Global increases in temperatures and urbanization are impacting the epidemiology of vector-borne diseases, resulting in severe outbreaks, even in formerly non-endemic areas. In recent years, we have seen a rise in the outbreaks of infectious diseases, including the ones transmitted by mosquito vectors. Lately, we have seen environmental crimes devastating natural areas of the world, leading to an environmental disequilibrium and biodiversity loss of unprecedented proportions. The worsening of the ecological imbalance caused by anthropogenic alterations in the environment will impact the range and abundance of mosquito vectors and, consequently, the incidence of vector-borne diseases. It is essential to understand how vector mosquitoes are adapting and thriving in urban environments to guide and improve future mosquito management and control and strategies.
Dr. Andre Barreto Bruno Wilke
Prof. Dr. Mauro Toledo Marrelli
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- mosquito control
- mosquito ecology
- vector-borne disease transmission