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Research Article

Climate Teleconnections and Recent Patterns of Human and Animal Disease Outbreaks

  • Assaf Anyamba mail,

    assaf.anyamba@nasa.gov

    Affiliation: Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Kenneth J. Linthicum,

    Affiliation: USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agricultural, & Veterinary Entomology, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

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  • Jennifer L. Small,

    Affiliation: Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Kathrine M. Collins,

    Affiliation: Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Compton J. Tucker,

    Affiliation: Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Edwin W. Pak,

    Affiliation: Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Seth C. Britch,

    Affiliation: USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agricultural, & Veterinary Entomology, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

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  • James Ronald Eastman,

    Affiliation: Clark Labs, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Jorge E. Pinzon,

    Affiliation: Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Kevin L. Russell

    Affiliation: Division of GEIS Operations, Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: January 24, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001465

About the Authors

Assaf Anyamba, Jennifer L. Small, Kathrine M. Collins, Compton J. Tucker, Edwin W. Pak, Jorge E. Pinzon
Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, United States of America
Kenneth J. Linthicum, Seth C. Britch
USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agricultural, & Veterinary Entomology, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
James Ronald Eastman
Clark Labs, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America
Kevin L. Russell
Division of GEIS Operations, Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: assaf.anyamba@nasa.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AA KJL. Performed the experiments: AA KJL JLS KMC EWP. Analyzed the data: AA KJL JLS KMC EWP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AA JLS KMC KJL CJT JRE JEP KLR. Wrote the paper: AA KJL JLS KMC CJT SCB JRE JEP KLR. Contributed to data processing and graphic design: EWP JLS KMC AA.