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West Nile Virus

Climate Change and West River Virus

West River Virus

1) Local impact of temperature and precipitation on West Nile virus infection in Culex species mosquitoes in northeast Illinois, USA.
Ruiz MO, Chaves LF, Hamer GL, Sun T, Brown WM, Walker ED, Haramis L, Goldberg TL, Kitron UD.
Parasit Vectors. 2010 Mar 19;3(1):19.
PMID: 20302617 [PubMed - in process]

2) Infectious disease in a warming world: how weather influenced West Nile virus in the United States (2001-2005).
Soverow JE, Wellenius GA, Fisman DN, Mittleman MA.
Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Jul;117(7):1049-52. Epub 2009 Mar 16.
PMID: 19654911 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

3) West Nile virus in the context of climate change.
[No authors listed]
Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 2008 May;19(3):217-8. No abstract available.
PMID: 19412377 [PubMed - in process]

4) The West Nile Virus outbreak in Israel (2000) from a new perspective: the regional impact of climate change.
Paz S.
Int J Environ Health Res. 2006 Feb;16(1):1-13.
PMID: 16507476 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

5) Dry weather induces outbreaks of human West Nile virus infections.
Wang G, Minnis RB, Belant JL, Wax CL.
BMC Infect Dis. 2010 Feb 24;10:38.
PMID: 20181272 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

6) Inter-annual associations between precipitation and human incidence of West Nile virus in the United States.
Landesman WJ, Allan BF, Langerhans RB, Knight TM, Chase JM.
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2007 Fall;7(3):337-43.
PMID: 17867908 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

7) Drought-induced amplification and epidemic transmission of West Nile virus in southern Florida.
Shaman J, Day JF, Stieglitz M.
J Med Entomol. 2005 Mar;42(2):134-41.
PMID: 15799522 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]