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Drivers of house invasion by sylvatic Chagas disease vectors in the Amazon-Cerrado transition

November 16, 2017

Drivers of house invasion by sylvatic Chagas disease vectors in the Amazon-Cerrado transition

Using aggregated surveillance data, Fernando Abad-Franch and colleagues investigated how major environmental factors affect house invasion by four triatomine species across the transition between Amazon rainforests and Cerrado savannahs in Brazil.

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11/16/2017

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The rise of neglected tropical diseases in "flyover nation"

In this viewpoint, Peter J. Hotez and Sheila Jackson Lee describe how severe poverty, climate changes, human migrations, and changing patterns of global shipping produce a “perfect storm” for ongoing NTD transmission on the Gulf Coast.

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The rise of neglected tropical diseases in "flyover nation"

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