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Florida New World Screwworm Incident Webinar, February 21, 2017 at 11 am EST

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Florida New World Screwworm Incident Webinar, February 21, 2017 at 11 am EST

By Alec Gerry | February 17, 2017

Dr. Joanna Davis will be providing an overview of the new world screwworm response in Florida.  It will include background information on the fly, history of infestations in the United States, transmission, clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment recommendations, prevention and control measures (including the Sterile Insect Technique).  Dr. Davis will also discuss how APHIS, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and other agencies are coordinating response efforts.

Register for webinar:  New World Screwworm


The conference begins at 11:00 AM Eastern Time on February 21, 2017; you may join 10 minutes prior.

Step 1: http://ems7.intellor.com/login/710032

Step 2: Instructions for connecting to conference audio will then be presented on your computer


If you will be connecting via the AT&T Connect Participant Application, we strongly recommend you install a current version (11.5 or higher) prior to the conference. If you are unable to do so, we recommend you join the conference using the Web Participant Application.

If you are unable to connect to the conference by computer, you may listen by telephone only at 1-877-369-5243 or 1-617-668-3633 using 0238636#

If you need technical assistance, call the AT&T Help Desk at 1-888-796-6118 or 1-847-562-7015.



Contact Liz Clark at 631-323-3188 or elizabeth.d.clark@aphis.usda.gov

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