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Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases

Editor-in-Chief: Stephen Higgs, PhD, FRES, FASTMH

ISSN: 1530-3667 • Online ISSN: 1557-7759 • Published Monthly

Current Volume: 17

Latest Impact Factor* is 2.045

*2016 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)

Editorial Board


Stephen Higgs, PhD, FRES, FASTMH
Associate Vice President for Research
Director, Biosecurity Research Institute
Peine Professor of Biosecurity
University Distinguished Professor, Diagnostic Medicine and Pathobiology
Past President, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS  

Founding Editor

Durland Fish, PhD
Yale University
Professor Emeritus

Editorial Board

Andrey N. Alekseev, DSc        
Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences
St. Petersburg, Russia

Catherine Brissette, PhD
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND

Jane Cardosa, BA, MA, DPhil
Institute of Health & Community Medicine
University Malaysia Sarawak
Sarawak, Malaysia

James E. Childs, ScD
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Xavier de Lamballerie, MD, PhD
Faculté de Médecine de Marseille
Aix-Marseille Université
Marseille, France 

Durland Fish, PhD
Department of Epidemiology and Public health
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Charles F. Fulhorst, DVM, DrPH
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX

George F. Gao, DPhil(Oxon)
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing, China

Cyril G. Gay, DVM, PhD
United States Department of Agriculture
Beltsville, MD

Gregory E. Glass, PhD
Department of Geography and Emerging Pathogens Institute
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Ernest A. Gould, PhD
Aix-Marseille Université
Marseille, France

William Hawley, PhD, MPH
Entomology Branch
Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, CDC, NCID
Chamblee, GA

Heikki Henttonen, PhD
Natural Resources Institute Finland
Vantaa, Finland

A. Marm Kilpatrick, PhD       
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA             
Uriel Kitron, PhD, MPH
Department of Environmental Studies
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Alessandro Mannelli, DVM, PhD
Department of Veterinary Sciences
University of Turin
Turin, Italy

Robert G. McLean, PhD
National Wildlife Research Center
Fort Collins, CO

Tracey McNamara, DVM
Western University of Health Sciences
Pomona, CA

Ziad A. Memish, MD
College of Medicine
Alfaisal University
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Thomas P. Monath, MD
BioProtection Systems/NewLink Genetics Corp.
Devens, MA

Shigeru Morikawa, DVM, PhD
Department of Veterinary Science
National Institute of Infectious Diseases
Tokyo, Japan

Richard S. Ostfeld, PhD
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Millbrook, NY

Martin Pfeffer, DVM, PhD
Institute of Animal Hygiene and Veterinary Public Health 
Leipzig, Germany

William K. Reisen, PhD
Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
  School of Veterinary Medicine
University of California Davis, CA

Paul Reiter, PhD
Institut Pasteur
Paris, France

Bradley S. Schneider, PhD
San Francisco, CA

Tom G. Schwan, PhD
Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens
Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH
Hamilton, MT

Ayato Takada, PhD, DVM
Hokkaido University
Sapporo, Japan

Willem Takken, PhD
Wageningen University and Research Centre
Wageningen, Netherlands

Robert B. Tesh, MD
Center for Biodefense & Emerging Infectious Diseases
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX

Pedro F.C. Vasconcelos, MD, PhD
Instituto Evandro Chagas
Ananindeua, Pará, Brazil

David H. Walker, MD
Center for Biodefense & Emerging Infectious Diseases
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX

Alon Warburg
Hebrew University
Jerusalem, Israel

Chris A. Whitehouse, PhD
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Center for Veterinary Medicine
Laurel, MD

Gary P. Wormser, MD
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department  of Medicine
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY

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