West Nile Virus MWV19

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West Nile virus entered the United States in 1999 and is now considered a seasonal epidemic that starts in the summer and continues into the fall. First isolated in Uganda in 1937, the virus can cause severe human meningitis or encephalitis in 1% of those infected. In 2007 the U.S. Centers for Disease Control reported 124 fatalities. The rapid spread of West Nile virus has put local and state mosquito surveillance programs on the front line of public health and disease preparedness. In...

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Talk by Chancellor Marye Anne Fox about UCSD Going Green

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Short Film about Environmental Sustainability

ESI VidFest First Prize Winner: Footprint

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Short Film about Environmental Sustainability

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Talk by Paul Linden about "Sustainability and Climate Change"