Climate variability and increase in incidence and magnitude of dengue incidence in Singapore

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Hii, Yien Ling; Rocklöv, Joacim; Ng, Nawi; Tang, Choon Siang; Pang, Fung Yin; Sauerborn, Rainer;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Co-Action Publishing
  • Journal: Global Health Action,volume 2 (issn: 1654-9880, eissn: 1654-9716)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/gha.v2i0.2036, pmc: PMC2799326
  • Subject: Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology | climate variability | Folkhälsovetenskap, global hälsa, socialmedicin och epidemiologi | Climate change and infectious diseases | precipitation | dengue fever | Aedes aegypti | weather | Public Health; Epidemiology | dengue fever, Aedes aegypti, weather, mean temperature, precipitation, climate change, incidence | mean temperature | incidence | Public Health

Introduction: Dengue is currently a major public health burden in Asia Pacific Region. This study aims to establish an association between dengue incidence, mean temperature and precipitation and further discuss how weather predictors influence the increase in intensity... View more
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