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Lyme Disease Emergence in Virginia: An Examination of the Demographic and Environmental Variables Correlated to the Spatial Pattern of Disease Incidence
(Virginia Tech, 2013-06-06)
Since its initial identification in 1975, Lyme disease has become a public health concern in the U.S. Increased concern is sparked by the rapid rate at which the disease is emerging into new areas. One area of disease ...
Modeling the Impact of Projected Land Cover on Lyme Disease Emergence
(Virginia Tech, 2014-06-06)
Lyme disease is a common tick borne disease in the US. Lyme disease emerged from the Northeast and in the past decade, Virginia has been witnessing a rapidly increasing trend in incidence. This thesis uses land cover ...