22 Apr 2016

Mapping risk zones of mosquito-borne disease

Submitted by ohsadmin

Mosquito on skin.Significant ecological variables of outbreaks of Rift Valley fever (RVF) in Kenya can be used to map risk zones of infectious disease both on a local and global scale as well as predict future outbreaks of the disease. This according to researchers at Umeå University among others in a study published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases.

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Submitted by Magnus Evander.