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Climate Change and Infectious Diseases: From Evidence to a Predictive Framework

Science, vol.341 pp.414-519, 02/08/2013

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Resource IDaltizer2013
Resource titleClimate Change and Infectious Diseases: From Evidence to a Predictive Framework
Author(s)Sonia Altizer, Richard S. Ostfeld, Pieter T. J. Johnson, Susan Kutz, C. Drew Harvell
Publication/ sourceScience, vol.341 pp.414-519
Date published02/08/2013
Summary text/ abstractScientists have long predicted large-scale responses of infectious diseases to climate change, giving rise to a polarizing debate, especially concerning human pathogens for which socioeconomic drivers and control measures can limit the detection of climate-mediated changes. Climate change has already increased the occurrence of diseases in some natural and agricultural systems, but in many cases, outcomes depend on the form of climate change and details of the host-pathogen system. In this review, we highlight research progress and gaps that have emerged during the past decade and develop a predictive framework that integrates knowledge from ecophysiology and community ecology with modeling approaches. Future work must continue to anticipate and monitor pathogen biodiversity and disease trends in natural ecosystems and identify opportunities to mitigate the impacts of climate-driven disease emergence.
Library categoriesClimate Change, Toxics
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