Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: February 1, 2012
Publication Date: March 14, 2012
Citation: Anyamba, A., Small, J., Linthicum, K., Tucker, C., Pak, E., Britch, S.C., De La Rocque, S., Formenty, P.B. 2012. Eco-climatic Conditions Associated with Rift Valley fever Activity in Southern Africa in 2008-2011. Meeting Abstract. p.90.
The time period 2008-2011 has been marked by a series of Rift Valley fever (RVF) outbreaks in Southern Africa. These multi-year episodes of RVF have not occurred in the region since the mid-1970s. We examine climatic and ecological conditions associated with the outbreaks and present results of our prediction and risk assessments prior to each outbreak episode.