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Approaches used to early and accurately characterize epidemiologic patterns of disease incidence in a temporal and spatial series are becoming increasingly important. Cluster tests are generally designed for retrospective detection of epidemiologic anomalies in a temporal or space-time series. Timely identification of anomalies of disease or poisoning incidence during ongoing surveillance or an outbreak requires the use of sensitive statistical methods that recognize an incidence pattern at the time of occurrence.

Simply destroying mosquito eggs has proven not to be effective in the control of the menace.

Indore : District health department on Saturday took a sigh of relief after one of the five samples of suspected Zika virus affected patients tested negative.

Zika spread in urban environments is characterized by complicated spatio-temporal patterns, likely linked not only to mosquito density but also to human activity patterns. We conducted a survey on Miami-Dade County residents on time spent outdoors. We then analyzed the Miami-Dade survey data and previously published activity data on the entire U.S. population. Our findings indicate high variability in the amount of time spent outdoors by individual residents.

Climate change is expected to bring a large-scale and sometimes unpredictable change to the spread of infectious diseases in Europe, a new study finds.

Private hospitals on the city outskirts in Ranga Reddy district are also seeing more cases of malaria.

Dengue is caused by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which breeds during daytime in clear water.

Ahmedabad: A city which is already on the edge with three of the four Zika virus cases reported in the country cannot afford to be careless with its vector control programme.

The minister said the man had earlier tested negative for fevers like dengue and malaria

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu public health authorities on Monday reported the first case of Zika from a sleepy hamlet in Krishnagiri district in the state, nearly two months after the World Health Organizat

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