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Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
Potential dengue transmission in case of temperature rise
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
A warmer climate increases occasions of vector borne tropical diseases. This figure depicts weeks of potential dengue transmission under current temperature and 2°C and 4 °C warming. Presence of dengue virus, mosquito vector, and exposed human populations are required for disease transmission.