Joint Session 2 Climate Change and Infectious Diseases

Monday, 11 January 2016: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Room 228/229 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Seventh Conference on Environment and Health; and the Sixth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Wendy Marie Thomas, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

This session will explore research-to-operation concepts and applications that are bringing us closer to understanding how Earth's changing environment can influence the geographic range and incidence of infectious diseases, and will explore how this knowledge can increase our preparedness capacity.

5:00 PM
Impact of Changing Climate on Diarrheal Diseases: A Case Study for Cholera
Fariborz Nasr Azadani, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV; and A. Jutla and R. Colwell

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