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Ticks on the Move
May 7, 2015
National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Good News and Bad News.
The Good News:
BOULDER--New research has identified correlations between weather conditions and the occurrence of West Nile virus disease in the United States, raising the possibility of being able to better predict outbreaks.
The Bad News:
The researchers found that warmer temperatures were strongly correlated with higher rates of West Nile virus disease throughout most of the country.
Read this informative and instructive report:
Biting back: Scientists aim to forecast West Nile outbreaks, National Center for Atmospheric Research/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, May 7, 2015