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Book Chapter
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Chen, Abraham Anthony; Amarakoon, Dharmaratne M.
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Department of Physics
Title, Analytic
Climate Epidemiology
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Science, Technology and Innovation: UWI Mona Leading the Nation
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Mona, Jamaica
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University of the West Indies, Mona
Date of Publication
2004
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132-135
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Abstract
The effects of rainfall and temperature, contributing factors to occurring climate, are sited as the reason for the adverse impact of Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF) in the Caribbean. The effects in general, of increasing cases of Dengue fever are seen as having a domino effect not only on life but also on sectors of the society such as manufacturing and commerce and tourism. Statistical data on the susceptibility of Dengue epidemics across the Caribbean region is also given.....
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