Sri Lanka Turning To Weather Forecasting To Help Reduce Dengue’s Spread

Inter Press Service: Plagued By Dengue Fever, Sri Lanka Looks to the Weatherman
“…Given that so many strategies have been tried and failed, experts are now suggesting that the authorities call in help from the national Meteorological Bureau as the latest weapon in the fight against the virus. Faseeha Noordeen, head of the department of microbiology at the University of Peradeniya in central Sri Lanka, told IPS that there is a clear connection between changing climate patterns and the spread of dengue…” (Perera, 6/30).

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