A warming climate puts Europe at risk for seasonal outbreaks of dengue fever -- MEDICA Trade Fair

A warming climate puts Europe at risk for seasonal outbreaks of dengue fever

Increasing temperatures will enlarge Europe's seasonal window for the potential spread of mosquito-borne viral disease, expanding the geographic areas at risk for a dengue epidemic to include much of Europe. The findings by researchers at Umeå University in Sweden are published in the journal EBioMedicine.

04/07/2016

Grapich: Current Areas of Dengue Epidemic Potential

Map on the the left shows areas with current dengue epidemic potential. Map on top right shows future dengue epidemic potential during 2090s, under high emission scenario. Map on lower right show future dengue epidemic potential during 2090s, under low emission scenario; © Jing Liu-Helmersson