In the case of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Western Africa which claimed over 11,000 lives, the virus propagated faster than reliable data. Local journalists faced an unprecedented epidemic and a shortage of credible information.
Journal articlesDENGUE URBAN ENVIRONMENT DISEASE VECTORS EPIDEMIOLOGY ENTOMOLOGY CLIMATE SENSITIVE DISEASES
Ecological, biological and social dimensions of dengue vector breeding in five urban settings of Latin America : a multi-country study
According to this and similar studies in Asia, dedicated, targeted vector management can make a difference in terms of reducing dengue vector abundance.Published dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 05:00
Towards improved Chagas and dengue disease control through innovative ecosystem management and community-directed interventions : an eco-bio-social research programme on Chagas and dengue disease control in Latin America and the Caribbean; final...
This report provides an overview of a five-year research and capacity building programme involving eight research studies, forming a Community-of-Practice (CoP) for ecohealth research on vector-borne diseases, with a focus on dengue in urban and pPublished dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 05:00