IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON INCIDENCE OF DENGUE FEVER
This paper deals with impact of climate change on incidence of dengue fever. It outlines the symptoms of dengue fever and concentration of dengue cases in India. This paper makes a special note on temperature and vector ecology, climate, habitat and vector ecology, precipitation and vector ecology, temperature and mosquitoes breeding cycle, disease occurrence due to climate change and dengue fever control measures. This paper depicts the interstate disparity in the incidence of dengue cases and dengue deaths in India. This paper concludes with some interesting findings along with policy suggestions.
KEYWORDS: mosquitoes, dengue fever, climate change, temperature, population growth, urbanization