Altitudinal Changes in Malaria Incidence in Highlands of Ethiopia and Colombia

  title={Altitudinal Changes in Malaria Incidence in Highlands of Ethiopia and Colombia},
  author={Amir S Siraj and Mauricio Santos-Vega and Menno Bouma and Damtew Yadeta and D. Ruiz Carrascal and Miguel Pascual},
The impact of global warming on insect-borne diseases and on highland malaria in particular remains controversial. Temperature is known to influence transmission intensity through its effects on the population growth of the mosquito vector and on pathogen development within the vector. Spatiotemporal data at a regional scale in highlands of Colombia and Ethiopia supplied an opportunity to examine how the spatial distribution of the disease changes with the interannual variability of temperature… CONTINUE READING
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