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The U.S. Navy’s Environmental and Preventive Medicine Units work as “mini-CDCs” to protect public health for Sailors and Marines around the world. That includes managing threats of vector-borne disease. Lieutenant Commander Hanayo Arimoto, Ph.D. (foreground), is a Medical Entomologist and Department Head of Vector Control within Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit 5. Lieutenant Riley Tedrow, Ph.D. (back right), is a Medical Entomologist and Assistant Department Head of Vector Control. And Tolulope Morawo, Ph.D. (back left), is a civilian Entomologist at NEPMU FIVE. Here, Arimoto, Tedrow, and Morawo conduct vector surveillance on a Marine Corps base.

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