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Consequences Vol. 3, No. 2, 1997
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Mexico: Emergence of Dengue 5. Rwanda: Malaria at higher altitudes
2. Mexico: (Taxco): Dengue at 1700 meters 6. Kenya: Range change of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes
3. Costa Rica: Aedes aegypti mosquitoes at 1350 meters 7. India: Aedes aegypti mosquitoes at 2200 meters
4. Columbia: Aedes aegypti mosquitoes at 2200 meters 8. New Guinea (Papua): Emergence of Malaria

Figure 2 Recent geographic shifts in disease vectors. The distribution, breeding, abundance, and biting rates of mosquitoes, and the rate of pathogen development within them, are all strongly influenced by climatic factors.


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