Zika and Mosquito-Borne Illnesses: What Companies Need to Know
Guest Presenter: Jennifer Hardwick, Pandemics and Global Health Analyst, Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC)
As the official start of summer nears next month, there is growing concern about the arrival of a potential quadruple threat—Aedes aegypti. By now, most people are familiar with this teeny insect as the carrier and cause of the Zika outbreak in parts of the world. However, this mosquito is also the carrier for chikungunya, dengue and yellow fever.
During this webinar Jen Hardwick from the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) will discuss the infamous Aedes aegypti and its role in the spread of the Zika outbreak. She will also cover comorbidities associated with it that are important for employees and employers to consider in drafting plans and making decisions as well as provide information regarding other diseases associated with this mosquito. Learn the facts so you can best arm yourself to deal with this mosquito whether operating in an outbreak zone or fielding inquiries from employees stateside.
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Jennifer Hardwick has been with the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) since January 2011 and has worn various analytic and administrative hats within RISC. Most recently, she is the Pandemics and Global Health analyst, a new position created in the wake of the 2014 Ebola outbreak, but she has also covered various geographic regions and serves as the RISC editor-in-chief.
Prior to joining OSAC, she was the Vice President of Client Relations with Total Intelligence Solutions (a division of then-Blackwater and formerly the Terrorism Research Center). She was the Director of Operations for Pinkerton Global Intelligence Services (PGIS). Prior, she was the Director of Sales, Marketing, and Client Relations as well as the regional analyst for Europe with Kroll Intelligence Services (KINS). Throughout her professional career, Jennifer has received numerous awards, has published numerous works, and has given many media interviews. She also speaks German fluently.