Klima og vektorbårne sygdomme

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The predicted changes in climate have raised concerns that vector-borne diseases may emerge or expand in tempered regions. Malaria, leishmaniasis and tick-borne illnesses are discussed in terms of climate change and their endemic potential, especially in Denmark. While climate may play an important role in disease patterns, it is evident that transmission potential is governed by a complex of factors, including socio-economy, health-care capacity and ecology. In Denmark, malaria and leishmaniasis are unlikely to become public health problems, whereas the potential for tick-borne illnesses may increase.
Udgivelsesdato: 2009-Oct-26
Translated title of the contributionClimate- and vector-borne diseases
Original languageDanish
JournalUgeskrift for læger
Issue number44
Pages (from-to)3175-8
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Bibliographical note

Keywords: Animals; Climate; Communicable Disease Control; Denmark; Disease Vectors; Greenhouse Effect; Humans; Leishmaniasis; Malaria, Falciparum; Risk Factors; Socioeconomic Factors; Tick-Borne Diseases; World Health

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