The Academy convened twenty-two of the world's leading professionals on West Nile virus in March, 2013 to consider and answer some of the most frequently asked questions about West Nile virus. The resultant record provides nontechnical, science-based answers to questions that people may have about the virus. ‘West Nile virus is the most crucial exotic mosquito-borne disease which has come to the contiguous United States in the last hundred years,’ according to Dr. Lyle Peterson, Director of the Division of Vector-borne Infectious Diseases in the Centers for Disease Avoidance and Control.This extensive, five-year strategy is part of the USA Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act, which Congress passed in 2003. Among other steps, the legislation demands a pilot program to check how U.S. Healthcare professionals and others with technical expertise could help meet the 2-7-10 goals through public support abroad. The federal Workplace of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator asked the Institute of Medicine to study choices for placing such workers in the 15 focus countries. Furthermore proposed corps of highly skilled health insurance and management professionals, the Global Health Service would likewise have five other components. The individuals serving in all of the applications would constitute a critical driving force to handle the president’s plan – – and to build the developing world’s capacity to control HIV/Helps, tuberculosis, and malaria over time, said study committee seat Fitzhugh Mullan, contributing editor of the journal Wellness AFFAIRS, and scientific professor of pediatrics and open public health, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.