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Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Microbial Threats. Vector-Borne Diseases: Understanding the Environmental, Human Health, and Ecological Connections, Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2008.

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Vector-Borne Diseases: Understanding the Environmental, Human Health, and Ecological Connections, Workshop Summary.

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This report has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the National Research Council’s Report Review Committee. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making its published report as sound as possible and to ensure that the report meets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process. We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this report:

Larry Granger, Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health, USDA–Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services

James M. Hughes, School of Medicine and Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University Emory Program in Global Infectious Diseases and Emory Center for Global Safe Water, and Southeastern Center for Emerging Biologic Threats

Lonnie J. King, Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mary Wilson, Department of Population and International Health, Harvard University

Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the final draft of the report before its release. The review of this report was overseen by Melvin Worth. Appointed by the National Research Council, he was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the authoring committee and the institution.

Copyright © 2008, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK52944


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