groups » Dengue Clinical and Epidemiology Discussion Area » Dengue disasters: why storms and earthquakes boost mosquito populations and risks

urricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, typhoons and other natural disasters continue to claim their victims long after they strike. Weeks and even months after their initial devastation, disaster-hit areas face a rise in cases of dengue fever and other vector-borne diseases. With a series of natural disasters fresh in our minds, let’s take a closer look at the link between hurricanes, earthquakes, and potential dengue disasters.


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