El Niño brings fears of dengue fever outbreaks

ScienceDaily: The dengue virus affects 390 million people globally every year, and fears are that early 2016 will see an epidemic, particularly in South-East Asia, due to the predicted extreme intensity of El Niño. A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has revealed the significant role that this monster climatic phenomenon plays in the outbreak of haemorrhagic fevers. Reviewing health reports from eight South-East Asian countries, spanning a period of 18 years, the research......

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