Tags and filters

Search results

2 item(s) found Sort by
  1. Keeping an eye on epidemics from space

    Publishing date:

    September 28, 2006

    Malaria, dengue fever, Rift Valley fever, West Nile virus and Chikungunya are all mosquito-borne diseases. What can we do to control these insects capable of spreading viruses throughout entire regions? Emerging alternatives to aggressive solutions are increasingly relying on space-based tools. Culling livestock or eradicating mosquitoes across an entire region is a costly business and can sometimes have harmful effects. But less radical solutions are now proving their worth, in particular mitigation and near-real-time monitoring using early-warning systems.

    Associated tags:

  2. CNES and Sanofi Pasteur join forces to combat dengue fever

    Publishing date:

    August 10, 2011

    In response to the haemorrhagic dengue fever pandemic currently sweeping the planet, CNES and Sanofi Pasteur are joining forces to develop predictive mapping techniques for risk zones.

    Associated tags: