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Webinar: Can we predict Zika using good climate forecasts?

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Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 12:00

Wednesday, September 27, 2017. 12:00PM. Webinar: Can we predict Zika using good climate forecasts? Ángel G. Muñoz, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences . Sponsored by Center for Satellite Applications and Research. More information here.


Given knowledge at the time, the recent 2015–2016 zika virus (ZIKV) epidemic probably could not have been predicted. Without the prior knowledge of ZIKV being already present in South America, and given the lack of understanding of key epidemiologic processes and long-term records of ZIKV cases in the continent, the best related prediction could be carried out for the potential risk of a generic Aedes-borne disease epidemic.  

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