FIGURE 2-11. The global distribution of plague: (A) cumulative number of countries that reported plague to WHO per continent, from 1954–1998; (B) the temporal distribution of plague cases by continent, from 1954–1998, also from WHO.

FIGURE 2-11The global distribution of plague: (A) cumulative number of countries that reported plague to WHO per continent, from 1954–1998; (B) the temporal distribution of plague cases by continent, from 1954–1998, also from WHO

(Panel B is corrected relative to a similar one given in Stenseth et al. (2008): for 1997 and 1998 the numbers have, in dialogue with WHO, been corrected for Madagascar.)

SOURCE: Modified from Stenseth et al. (2008).

From: 2, Climate, Ecology, and Infectious Disease

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Global Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events: Understanding the Contributions to Infectious Disease Emergence: Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Microbial Threats.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2008.
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