Re-emergence of Rift Valley fever virus in Barkedji (Senegal, West Africa) in 2002-2003: identification of new vectors and epidemiological implications.

@article{Ba2012ReemergenceOR,
  title={Re-emergence of Rift Valley fever virus in Barkedji (Senegal, West Africa) in 2002-2003: identification of new vectors and epidemiological implications.},
  author={Yamar Ba and Amadou Alpha Sall and Diawo Diallo and Mireille Mondo and Lang Girault and Ibrahima Dia and Mamadou Tely Diallo},
  journal={Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={170-8}
}
The Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV) is a threat that must not be neglected, as the consequences of RVFV are dramatic, both for human and animal health. This virus is a zoonotic virus that already has demonstrated a real capacity for re-emerging after long periods of silence, as observed in Barkedji (Senegal, West Africa) in 2002. In this article we present the 2nd emergence in Barkedji after the 1st manifestation in 1993, and for the 1st time the circulation of RVFV during 2 consecutive years… CONTINUE READING
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