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Zika Virus: Pathfinder

Mosquito Bite Protection in Florida

Simple safety tips for Florida residents and visitors are outlined in the Mosquito Bite Protection in Florida brochure. For regular updates, visit the Florida Department of Health Daily Zika Update

Countries and territories with Zika autochthonous transmission in the Americas


     Source: Pan American Health Organization 

Research Assignment Topics

  • What is the Zika virus?
  • What are the symptoms associated with the Zika virus?
  • Aside from direct contact, how else can the Zika virus be transmitted?
  • What is microcephaly and how is it related to the Zika outbreak?
  • How have travel guidelines affected tourists/tourism in areas where the Zika virus has been confirmed?
  • What preventative steps can be taken to minimize the spread of the Zika virus?

Library Resources

 Use of the library databases, e-books, and My Account require a login. Your Borrower ID is your BC ID#. Your default PIN is a 4 digit code based on your birth date: MMDD. (For example, if you were born on July 04, your PIN is 0704.). For help logging in, please contact the U/C Library at 954.201.6653 or 954.201.6649.

Login Procedures for University/College Library Resources


         Mosquitos on the Rise


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Student Research Appointment

Student Research Appointment

Make an appointment with a librarian to learn how to start a report... find peer-reviewed articles... use ebooks... define a research topic... cite sources... and to get answers to other research questions. Allow 30-45 minutes and try to schedule at least 3 days in advance.

Try our new appointment system! Student Research Appointment (beta)

Other Zika virus Resources

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