Utilizing Remote Sensing to Explore Environmental Factors of Visceral Leishmaniasis in South Sudan

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Initial pilot study results suggest that climatology maybe used as an early warning system of Visceral leishmaniasis in South Sudan. Remote sensing and health data indicated that below average precipitation and inundation in the transmission period (AMJJ) may correspond with higher disease occurrence in September, October, November and December.