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Yoshinori J. Nakazawa, R. Ryan Lash, Darin S. Carroll, Inger K. Damon, Kevin L. Karem, Mary G. Reynolds, Jorge E. Osorio, Tonie E. Rocke, Jean Malekani, Jean-Jacques Muyembe, Pierre Formenty, and A. Townsend Peterson, 2013, Mapping monkeypox transmission risk through time and space in the Congo Basin: PLoS ONE, v. 8, iss. 9.

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Monkeypox is a major public health concern in the Congo Basin area, with changing patterns of human case occurrences reported in recent years. Whether this trend results from better surveillance and detection methods, reduced proportions of vaccinated vs. non-vaccinated human populations, or changing environmental conditions remains unclear. Our objective is to examine potential correlations between environment and transmission of monkeypox events in the Congo Basin. We created ecological niche models based on human cases reported in the Congo Basin by the World Health Organization at the end of the smallpox eradication campaign, in relation to remotely-sensed Normalized Difference Vegetation Index datasets from the same time period. [...]

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