Identifying Areas Suitable for the Occurrence of Rift Valley Fever in North Africa: Implications for Surveillance.

@article{Arsevska2016IdentifyingAS,
  title={Identifying Areas Suitable for the Occurrence of Rift Valley Fever in North Africa: Implications for Surveillance.},
  author={Elena Arsevska and J Hellal and Selma Mejri and Salah Hammami and Philippe Marianneau and Didier Calavas and Viviane H{\'e}naux},
  journal={Transboundary and emerging diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={658-674}
}
Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a vector-borne zoonotic disease that has caused widespread outbreaks throughout Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, with serious consequences for livestock-based economies and public health. Although there have never been any reports of RVF in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya, it is a priority disease in the Maghreb, due to the threat of introduction of the virus through transboundary livestock movements or infected mosquito vectors. However, the implementation of… CONTINUE READING