Ungulate use of locally infectious zones in a re-emerging anthrax risk area

BLACKBURN, RYAN, URIBASTERRA, WALKER – Ungulate use of locally infectious zones in a re-emerging anthrax risk area Morgan A. Walker, Maria Uribasterra, Valpa Asher, José Miguel Ponciano, Wayne M. Getz, Sadie J. Ryan, and Jason K. Blackburn Article first published online: 21 OCT 2020 Royal Society Open Access DOI: 10.1098/rsos.200246 ABSTRACT: Environmentally mediated indirect pathogen […]

A Quantitative Framework for Analyzing Spatial Dynamics of Flood Events: A Case Study of Super Cyclone Amphan

ASH, HASAN, SOUTHWORTH – A Quantitative Framework for Analyzing Spatial Dynamics of Flood Events: A Case Study of Super Cyclone Amphan Mohammad Mehedy Hassan, Kevin Ash, Joynal Abedin, Bimal Kanti Paul, Jane Southworth Article first published online: 21 OCT 2020 Remote Sensing DOI: 10.3390/rs12203454 ABSTRACT: Identifying the flooding risk hotspot is crucial for aiding a […]

Modeling transit-assisted hurricane evacuation through socio-spatial networks

MAO – Modeling transit-assisted hurricane evacuation through socio-spatial networks Yan Yang, Sara Metcalf, & Liang Mao Article first published online: 02 Oct 2020 International Journal of Geographical Information Science DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2020.1828590 ABSTRACT: Increasing intensity and frequency of hurricane events underscores the need for efficient and inclusive evacuation plans, particularly for carless and disabled populations. Hurricane […]

Sex-Specific Elk Resource Selection during the Anthrax Risk Period

BLACKBURN, RYAN, YANG – Sex-Specific Elk Resource Selection during the Anthrax Risk Period Anni Yang, Kelly M. Proffitt, Valpa Asher, Sadie J. Ryan, Jason K. Blackburn Article first published online: 01 OCT 2020 The Journal of Wildlife Management DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.21952 ABSTRACT: Anthrax, caused by the spore-forming bacterium Bacillus anthracis, is a zoonosis affecting animals and […]

Climate change could shift disease burden from malaria to arboviruses in Africa

RYAN – Climate change could shift disease burden from malaria to arboviruses in Africa Erin A Mordecai, Sadie J Ryan, Jamie M Caldwell, Melisa M Shah, A Desiree LaBeaud Article first published online: 09 SEPT 2020 The Lancet Planetary Health DOI: 10.1016/S2542-5196(20)30178-9 SUMMARY Malaria is a long-standing public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa, whereas arthropod-borne […]

Mapping Thermal Physiology of Vector-Borne Diseases in a Changing Climate: Shifts in Geographic and Demographic Risk of Suitability

RYAN – Mapping Thermal Physiology of Vector-Borne Diseases in a Changing Climate: Shifts in Geographic and Demographic Risk of Suitability Sadie J. Ryan Article first published online: 09 SEPT 2020 Current Environmental Health Reports (2020) DOI: 10.1007/s40572-020-00290-5 Purpose of Review To describe a collection of recent work published on thermal suitability for vector-borne diseases, in […]

Comparing prioritization strategies for delivering indoor residual spray (IRS) implementation, using a network approach

RYAN – Comparing prioritization strategies for delivering indoor residual spray (IRS) implementation, using a network approach AUTHOR LIST Article first published online: SEPT 2020 Malaria Journal DOI: 10.1186/s12936-020-03398-z Background Indoor residual spraying (IRS) is an effective method to control malaria-transmitting Anopheles mosquitoes and often complements insecticide-treated mosquito nets, the predominant malaria vector control intervention. With insufficient funds […]

Misconceptions about weather and seasonality must not misguide COVID-19 response

RYAN – Misconceptions about weather and seasonality must not misguide COVID-19 response Colin J. Carlson, Ana C. R. Gomez, Shweta Bansal & Sadie J. Ryan Article first published online: 27 AUG 2020 Nature Communications ABSTRACT: Weather may marginally affect COVID-19 dynamics, but misconceptions about the way that climate and weather drive exposure and transmission have […]