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Open Access | Modeling the effects of weather and climate change on malaria transmission

May 10, 2010 - 09:34 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
PE Parham, E Michael
Reference: 
Environ Health Perspect 118:620-626

Disease emergence, extinction, and transmission all depend strongly on climate. Mathematical models offer powerful tools for understanding geographic shifts in incidence as climate changes. Nonlinear dependences of transmission on climate necessitates consideration of both changing climate trends and variability across time scales of interest.

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