New in EHP: How does flooding affect incidence of mosquito-borne disease?

"Standing Water and Missing Data: The Murky Relationship between Flooding and Mosquito-Borne Diseases." 

What do you think about that headline? I wrote it. Hah. Anyway, my latest Science Selection for Environmental Health Perspectives was published today. Here's the first graf: "Mosquitoes need water to reproduce, and rainfall is correlated with mosquito-borne disease in humans. But as the authors of a recent review in Environmental Health Perspectives argue, this association is nonlinear and quite complex, especially following flooding events."

For more, read the full article here.


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