FIGURE 3-7. California mosquito district risk levels 1–5 for WNV transmission.
FIGURE 3-7. California mosquito district risk levels 1–5 for WNV transmission.

FIGURE 3-7California mosquito district risk levels 1–5 for WNV transmission

Estimated from (A) temperatures downloaded from the TOPS system (inset shows the increasing duration of extrinsic incubation period with decreasing temperature and associated risk), (B) the entire risk assessment model calculated bimonthly for selected mosquito control agencies, and (C) the number of human cases within each mosquito control region of California.

From: 3, Historical, Scientific, and Technological Approaches to Studying the Climate-Disease Connection

Cover of Global Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events
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.
Copyright © 2008, National Academy of Sciences.

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