Spatial and Temporal Pattern of Rift Valley Fever Outbreaks in Tanzania; 1930 to 2007

@inproceedings{Sindato2014SpatialAT,
  title={Spatial and Temporal Pattern of Rift Valley Fever Outbreaks in Tanzania; 1930 to 2007},
  author={Calvin Sindato and Esron Daniel Karimuribo and Dirk U. Pfeiffer and Leonard E. G. Mboera and Fredrick Mathias Kivaria and George Dautu and Bett Bernard and Janusz T Pawęska},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Rift Valley fever (RVF)-like disease was first reported in Tanzania more than eight decades ago and the last large outbreak of the disease occurred in 2006-07. This study investigates the spatial and temporal pattern of RVF outbreaks in Tanzania over the past 80 years in order to guide prevention and control strategies. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective study was carried out based on disease reporting data from Tanzania at district or village level. The data were sourced from… CONTINUE READING
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