Progress Report as of December 2002


Climate Variability and Human Health Impacts in Mexico

The highlights are as follows:

  • Preliminary analysis (vector control variables not included) shows an association between malaria and precipitation in Mexico that is stronger than the association with temperature.
  • Important oubreaks of dengue fever were observed during the 1997-1998 ENSO event in Mexico.

For more details, see:

Presentation (.ppt) for Mexico - Jan. 2003

The presentations for the entire CRN for January 2003 may be found under CHIEX Publications. See the Presentations for 2003 at the IAI Meeting in Mendoza, Argentina in January 27-28, 2003.