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Jocelyn Chu

2nd Place

Science, Engineering & Math, 2022

With the help of the library staff and course guides, I was able to feel more confident using UC Davis Library resources and databases.

Jocelyn Chu

Vector-borne Disease Control Plan for West Nile Virus in California, USA

Research paper written for ENT 153: Medical Entomology

Read Jocelyn’s Paper (pdf)

Project Description

Chu’s paper examines the effectiveness of mosquito surveillance and vector control programs to reduce the incidence of West Nile Virus. Based on an analysis of peer-reviewed scientific articles and public health data from the CDC, WHO and California Department of Public Health, Chu recommends a disease control plan for California, including opportunities for improved public education and outreach.

In Their Own Words

Read Jocelyn’s reflective essay from their Lang Prize application.