Potential effect of population and climate changes on global distribution of dengue fever: an empirical model.

TitlePotential effect of population and climate changes on global distribution of dengue fever: an empirical model.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsHales, S, Wet, N, Maindonald, J, Woodward, A
JournalLancet
Volume360
Issue9336
Pagination830-4
Date Published2002 Sep 14
ISSN0140-6736
KeywordsAedes, Animals, Dengue, Disease Outbreaks, Forecasting, Greenhouse Effect, Humans, Humidity, Logistic Models, Population Dynamics, RISK, Topography, Medical
Abstract

Existing theoretical models of the potential effects of climate change on vector-borne diseases do not account for social factors such as population increase, or interactions between climate variables. Our aim was to investigate the potential effects of global climate change on human health, and in particular, on the transmission of vector-borne diseases.

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