Temperature and the transmission of dengue

A new study suggests that rising global temperatures could bring mosquitoes carrying diseases like dengue and Zika to more countries. The authors also indicate that the spread of these diseases can depend on temperature. According to the study, diseases like dengue spread in temperatures between 18–34°C with maximal transmission occurring in a range from 26–29°C.

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How Often Mosquitoes Bite: Know Why Temperature Plays a Major Role in the Spread of Mosquito-borne Diseases – The Science Times

Detecting the impact of temperature on transmission of Zika, dengue, and chickungunya using mechanistic models – PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases