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Leah Johnson Vector-Borne Disease Research Featured on NSF Science 360 News

Leah Johnson Research Featured on NSF Science 360 News

Dr. Leah Johnson studies how diseases are transmitted using mathematical and statistical models. Understanding the factors that impact when and where vector-borne diseases will emerge is a major public health priority. In “Detecting the Impact of Temperature on Transmission of Zika, Dengue, and Chikungunya Using Mechanistic Models,” Dr. Johnson shows that temperature may play an important role in diseases because it affects virus transmission by mosquitoes.

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