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July 11, 2013 Journal Article: Highly localized sensitivity to climate forcing drives endemic cholera in a megacity.

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Journal Club

Article: Highly localized sensitivity to climate forcing drives endemic cholera in a megacity.

July 11, 2013 (Thursday) 2:00 PM

Location: HPNP Room G307

Moderator: John Anderson

Join us for our third Summer meeting! This article takes us to Dhaka, Bangladesh and examines the relationship between climate, cholera and spatial heterogeneity.

Reiner Jr, RC et al. (2012) Highly localized sensitivity to climate forcing drives endemic cholera in a megacity. PNAS (109): doi:10.1073/pnas.1108438109

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Seasonality, disease and behavior: Using multiple methods to explore socio-environmental health risks in the Mekong Delta

Seasonality, disease and behavior: Using multiple methods to explore socio-environmental health risks in the Mekong Delta

This research by Roger Few et al. explores the complexities of disease risk in Mekong delta households. Simplistic relationships between seasonality and disease risk are not sufficient to explain heterogeneity of behaviors and perceptions of risk held in these communities.