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Zoonotic Diseases

DEET Technical Fact Sheet

DEET Technical Fact Sheet

DEET Technical Fact Sheet

DEET was developed by the U.S. Army in 1946 for protection of military personnel in insect-infested areas. DEET was registered in the United States for use by the general public in 1957, and has been commercially marketed as a personal insect repellent since 1965.

Insect Repellents against Mosquito Bites

Insect Repellents against Mosquito Bites

Insect Repellents against Mosquito Bites

Conducted studies involving 15 volunteers to test the relative efficacy of seven botanical insect repellents.

Plague Manual

Plague Manual

Plague Manual

This page on the World Health Organization website focuses on Emergency Preparedness (specifically the Plague Manual: epidemiology, distribution, surveillance, and control).

Public Health Confronts the Mosquito

Public Health Confronts the Mosquito

Public Health Confronts the Mosquito

Developing Sustainable State and Local Mosquito Control Programs

Zika Care Connect

Zika Care Connect

Zika Care Connect

Zika Care Connect aims to improve access to specialty healthcare services for the management of Zika virus infection during pregnancy and outcomes in infants caused by Zika. The program targets the most important and removable barriers to care, as identified by maternal and pediatric care experts. We focus on women infected with Zika during pregnancy, as well as infants born to mothers with laboratory evidence of Zika.