World Health Organisation
Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/18370
Today, more than
80% of the population is at risk from at least one vector-borne disease (VBD),
with more than half at risk from two or more. Australia has not yet experienced
massive threats/epidemics that have caused serious health problems in other
nations.The predicted scenarios of increased temperature and rainfall due to
global warming are also an issue of concern, as this will lead to increases in VBDs.
Both temperature and rainfall have repeatedly been found to be significantly
associated with VBDs in Australia.
There are four mosquito-borne diseases of public health concern that are endemic to Australia: Ross River virus; Barmah forest virus; Murray Valley Encephalitis virus; Kunjin virus.In addition, dengue virus, malaria, Chikungu...