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An Update on Vector-Borne Diseases in Canada: Zika Virus and Lyme Disease

Type: Session
Therapeutic: Infectious Disease,Travel Medicine
Thursday May 10
10:15am to 11:15am
Location: Lecture Hall 1
Credits: 1 Mainpro+

  • Description

    This talk will address new vctor-transmitted infections in Canada with a focus on imported cases of Zika virus and locally acquired cases of Lyme disease. We will explore new events and updates for these infections with a focus on diagnosis, management, and control efforts in place.

    Learning Objectives
    • To explore the changing burden of disease related to Zika virus and Lyme disease in Canada.
    • Understand diagnostic challenges with Zika virus and Lyme disease in Canadian settings.
    • Develop an approach to managing clinical issues related to Zika virus and Lyme disease in Canadian primary care settings.

  • Speakers