Seeing Outbreaks From Space

July 25, 2017 12:08 AM
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Countries with few health-management resources are prone to periodic outbreaks of insect-borne diseases affecting both people and livestock. One of the best ways to reduce the impact is timely vaccination and eradication of insects. But how to tell when an outbreak might occur? VOA’s George Putic spoke with a scientist from Kenya who is using satellites to predict future outbreaks.