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 Zika virus risk in US: map of risk in 50 cities
March 16, 2016
A multidisciplinary team of scientists studies the possible timing and location of Zika virus risk in the United States.
Scientist checks tires for mosquito breeding sites
August 04, 2015
As dengue fever moves north with a warming climate, scientists are looking at multiple factors that can limit outbreaks.
Exposure to extreme heat could rise: Graph shows regional increases
May 18, 2015
The interaction of a warming climate with a growing, shifting population could subject more people to sweltering conditions.
Map showing regions of the US, such as Great Plains, where West Nile virus incidence is highest
May 07, 2015
CDC and NCAR researchers find correlations across the U.S. between weather conditions and subsequent flareups of the virus.
Map showing areas of US Northeast and Midwest where Lyme disease is most common
July 09, 2014
Warmer temperatures, higher humidity, and less rain help lead to an earlier Lyme disease season, researchers have found. They have also identified several weather variables that can be used to predict the onset and peak of the next seasons.

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