Permissive Summer Temperatures of the 2010 European West Nile Fever Upsurge

@inproceedings{Paz2013PermissiveST,
  title={Permissive Summer Temperatures of the 2010 European West Nile Fever Upsurge},
  author={Shlomit Paz and Dan Malkinson and Manfred S. Green and Gil Tsioni and Anna Papa and Kostas Danis and Anca Sirbu and Cornelia Svetlana Ceianu and Krisztalovics Katalin and Emőke Ferenczi and Herv{\'e} Zeller and Jan C. Semenza},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND In the summer of 2010, Europe experienced outbreaks of West Nile Fever (WNF) in humans, which was preceded by hot spells. The objective of this study was to identify potential drivers of these outbreaks, such as spring and summer temperatures, relative humidity (RH), and precipitation. METHODS Pearson and lag correlations, binary and multinomial logistic regressions were used to assess the relationship between the climatic parameters and these outbreaks. RESULTS For human… CONTINUE READING
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