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Evaluation of Vector Control against West Nile Fever in Europe

West Nile virus (WNV) infection is a growing concern in Europe. As no vaccine nor specific treatment are available, the prevention and control of WN infections rely on early detection of active transmission and vector abatement. Therefore, vector control management is often the primary action. The articles in this series are part of the project VeCA (Vector Control Analysis) that aims to appraise and compare different vector control strategies against West Nile Fever in Europe. VeCA were developed and tested using field data from France, Greece, Italy and Serbia.

Guest Editors: D. J. Bicout and L. Marrama

  1. Review

    Ecology of West Nile virus across four European countries: review of weather profiles, vector population dynamics and vector control response

    West Nile virus (WNV) represents a serious burden to human and animal health because of its capacity to cause unforeseen and large epidemics. Until 2004, only lineage 1 and 3 WNV strains had been found in Euro...

    Alexandra Chaskopoulou, Gregory L’Ambert, Dusan Petric, Romeo Bellini, Marija Zgomba, Thomas A. Groen, Laurence Marrama and Dominique J. Bicout

    Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:482

    Published on: 2 September 2016

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