Dhiman, R.C

Dhiman, R.C
Dengue expands with climate change in India
Dengue is witnessing an alarming rise in India. And climate change induced changes are to blame. This study attempts to predict the present and future distribution of dengue vectors under different climate change scenarios in the country. Posted on 26 Sep, 2022 12:20 AM

Dengue is witnessing an alarming rise in India in recent years and the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (2020) data shows a five fold increase in cases of dengue from 28,066 cases in 2010 to 157,315 cases in 2019.

Dengue and climate change

 	Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, beginning its blood-meal (Image Source: James Gathany, CDC via Wikimedia Commons)