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  1. Keeping an eye on epidemics from space

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    28 Septembre 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.

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