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Climate variability and Ross River virus transmission

McMichael, Anthony; Tong, S; Bi, Peng; Donald, Ken


Objectives: (1) To examine the feasibility to link climate data with monthly incidence of Ross River virus (RRv). (2) To assess the impact of climate variability on the RRv transmission. Design: An ecological time series analysis was performed on the data collected between 1985 to 1996 in Queensland, Australia. Methods: Information on the notified RRv cases was obtained from the Queensland Department of Health. Climate and population data were supplied by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology...[Show more]

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Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
DOI: 10.1136/jech.56.8.617


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