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Light pollution drives increased risk of West Nile virus

A new study from the University of South Florida is the first to provide direct evidence that light pollution is driving infectious disease patterns in nature.

March 24, 2021Research and Innovation

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Light Pollution May Be Increasing West Nile Virus Spillover From Wild Birds

We’re in the midst of summertime mosquito bite season and cities across the country are reporting a heightened number of West Nile Virus (WNV) cases.

July 24, 2019Research and Innovation, USF Health

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