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NASA SVS | Vegetation index anomalies and Rift Valley fever (RVF) outbreaks in Africa and Middle East during 2000-2018

Year Published: 2020


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The visualization featured on this page showcases the relationship between the increase in vegetation and outbreaks of Rift Valley fever (RVF) over the Middle East and the African continent from 2000 to 2018. Weather changes associated with the El Niño-Southern Oscillation phenomenon result in climate and environmental anomalies related to each other, such as rainfall and vegetation, that trigger outbreaks of infectious diseases of public health concern in different regions worldwide.

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