Characterising West Nile virus epidemiology in Israel using a transmission suitability index
Background Climate is a major factor in the epidemiology of West Nile virus (WNV), a pathogen increasingly pervasive worldwide. Cases increased during 2018 in Israel, the United States and Europe.
Aim We set to retrospectively understand the spatial and temporal determinants of WNV transmission in Israel, as a case study for the possible effects of climate on virus spread.
Methods We employed a suitability index to WNV, parameterisi... Expand abstract
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