Press Coverage of the 2016 International Congress of Entomology

October 5, 2016 -- The 2016 International Congress of Entomology received a considerable amount of media coverage. Several local Orlando TV stations conducted interviews on site with ICE 2016 Co-Chairs Alvin Simmons and Walter Leal, and with entomologists who spoke about Zika.

A crew from the NBC News Headquarters also came and spoke with several attendees. The footage will likely appear on The Today Show or NBC Nightly News some time in the future.

ESA Past President Grayson Brown was invited to the studio of a local 24-hour news station to talk to the anchor about Zika during a six-minute interview.

In addition, the following articles were published during the meeting:

Zika experts gather in Orlando to share latest research at entomology conference
Orlando Sentinel

Tarantulas, Killer Caterpillars, and the Most Misunderstood Bugs
National Geographic

Can Culex Mosquitoes Also Spread Zika?
The Scientist

New case emerging for Culex mosquito as unexpected Zika spreader
Science News

To make female pill bugs, just add bacterial genes
Science News

Insect Expo at convention center
Orlando Sentinel

New coconut rhino beetle invading Pacific islands
The Saipan Tribune

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