Climate change and infectious diseases in the Arctic: establishment of a circumpolar working group.

TitleClimate change and infectious diseases in the Arctic: establishment of a circumpolar working group.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsParkinson AJ, Evengard B, Semenza JC, Ogden N, Børresen ML, Berner J, Brubaker M, Sjöstedt A, Evander M, Hondula DM, Menne B, Pshenichnaya N, Gounder P, Larose T, Revich B, Hueffer K, Albihn A
JournalInt J Circumpolar Health
Volume73
Start Page25163
Date Published09/2014
KeywordsArctic region, circumpolar working group, climate change, infectious diseases
Abstract

Potentially climate-sensitive zoonotic pathogens of circumpolar concern include Brucella spp., Toxoplasma gondii, Trichinella spp., Clostridium botulinum, Francisella tularensis, Borrelia burgdorferi, Bacillus anthracis, Echinococcus spp., Leptospira spp., Giardia spp., Cryptosporida spp., Coxiella burnetti, rabies virus, West Nile virus, Hantaviruses, and tick-borne encephalitis viruses.

URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4185088/
DOI10.3402/ijch.v73.25163