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Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is a viral zoonosis (affects primarily domestic livestock, but can be passed to humans) causing fever. It is spread by the bite of infected mosquitoes, typically the Aedes or Culex genera.
Google.org helps identify future disease hot spots

Google.org helps identify future disease hot spots

New generation of insect repellents in the pipeline

New generation of insect repellents in the pipeline

Climate change and human health

Climate change and human health

Top expert says bird flu risk overestimated

Top expert says bird flu risk overestimated

Emerging diseases and environmental change

Emerging diseases and environmental change

Remote sensing technology used to predict future pandemics

Remote sensing technology used to predict future pandemics

Specialists in infectious disease and global health convene at Philadelphia meeting

Specialists in infectious disease and global health convene at Philadelphia meeting

Rain and sunspots help predict disease in east Africa

Rain and sunspots help predict disease in east Africa

Rift Valley Fever crosses into Somalia and Tanzania as Kenyans get tough

Rift Valley Fever crosses into Somalia and Tanzania as Kenyans get tough

Rift Valley Fever - 411 suspected cases

Rift Valley Fever - 411 suspected cases

Rift Valley Fever threat puts Kenya on the verge of a national disaster

Rift Valley Fever threat puts Kenya on the verge of a national disaster