Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, October 9th, 2005
"Ross River virus (RRV) disease is the most common mosquito-borne disease in Australia, with the majority of cases reported from Queensland. In this study we investigate the relationship between local RRV disease outbreaks and standardized rainfall and temperature data in Queensland," investigators in Australia report.
"No one set of variables could be found to accurately predict RRV disease outbreaks across all of Queensland, although good predictive models could be developed for smaller regions.
"The variables identified as important in predicting RRV disease outbreaks...
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