PerspectiveCLIMATE CHANGE AND MALARIA

Temperatures Without Fevers?

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Science  08 Sep 2000:
Vol. 289, Issue 5485, pp. 1697-1698
DOI: 10.1126/science.289.5485.1697

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As the world gets warmer, the predictions about the spread of vector-based diseases such as malaria get gloomier. However, in their timely Perspective, Dye and Reiter explain the implications of a new climate model (Randolph and Rogers), which predicts that the distribution of malaria is unlikely to change dramatically in the next 50 years even if the world does get hotter.