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Global Disease Outbreaks Associated with the 2015-2016 El Niño Event

The International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID)’s Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases (ProMED) is referenced and acknowledged in the recent Scientific Reports published in Nature entitled: Global Disease Outbreaks Associated with the 2015-2016 El Niño Event. Using ProMED reports and other data sources, the authors analyzed environmental conditions, tracked select diseases, and systematically recorded and georeferenced outbreaks around the world.

 

Climate anomalies during the 2015–2016 ENSO event: (c) May-July 2016 cumulative rainfall anomalies during the ENSO early phase

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