2 October 2015
SCI's Biotechnology Group in partnership with the University of Westminster
University of Westminster, London
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In the last decade the UK farming industry has been hit by the invasion of two new vector-bourne dieseases of animals, bluetongue and Schmallenberg.
Bluetongue and Schmallenberg are viral diseases, transmitted by Culicoides biting midges. A climate-driven model shows that our warming climate led to an increase in the risk of such invasions in the 1990s. A second, network-based transmission model shows that warming temperatures will increase the scale of such outbreaks in the future.
University of WestminsterUniversity of Westminster
SCI Communications Team
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7598 1594
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Prof Matthew Bayliss
Oxenhale Chair of Veterinary Epidemiology, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool