Vector-borne infectious diseases and influenza

Richard K. Kiang, Radina P. Soebiyanto, John P. Grieco, Nicole L. Achee, Laura C. Harrington, William Reisen, Assaf Anyamba, Kenneth J. Linthicum, Jorge E. Pinzon, Gabriela Zollner, M. G. Collacicco-Mayhugh

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Abstract

Breeding, propagation and survivorship of disease-transmitting arthropod vectors often depend on meteorological and environmental parameters. Statistical and biological modeling that incorporate satellite-acquired data provide useful tools for assessing and forecasting these diseases, assessing possible outbreak areas and providing vital information for policies and decision making.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEnvironmental Tracking for Public Health Surveillance
PublisherCRC Press
Pages21-87
Number of pages67
ISBN (Electronic)9780203093276
ISBN (Print)9780415584715
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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