Projected change in the climatic suitability for Chikungunya transmission

Figure Created 13 Jun 2016 Published 20 Dec 2016 Last modified 21 Dec 2016
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The maps shows the risk for Chikungunya transmission in Europe generated by combining temperature requirements of the Chikungunya virus with the climatic suitability of the vector Aedes albopictus. Projections for different time-frames are based on projections by the regional climate model COSMO-CLM for two emission scenarios (A1B, a medium scenario and B1, a low scenario). The "current situation" refers to the 1960-1990 baseline climate.


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