Association of Weather and Anthropogenic Factors for Transmission of Japanese Encephalitis in an Endemic Area of India

@article{Borah2013AssociationOW,
  title={Association of Weather and Anthropogenic Factors for Transmission of Japanese Encephalitis in an Endemic Area of India},
  author={Jani Borah and Prafulla Dutta and Siraj D. A. A. Khan and J. Mahanta},
  journal={EcoHealth},
  year={2013},
  volume={10},
  pages={129-136}
}
Weather and anthropogenic factors are important determinants for Japanese encephalitis (JE) transmission. During 2008–2010, an increasing trend of JE was observed in Dibrugarh district of Northeast India. The JE cases were found to be clustered between June to October in each year. Monthly minimum temperature and rainfall were significantly associated with JE transmission at 1 and 2 months lagged. However, the relationship was more prominent at a lag of 1 month than that of two. Regression… CONTINUE READING