Mar 16, 2016

These US cities are most at risk for Zika this summer. (But don't panic.)

Florida
Texas
USA
by
Brian Resnick
,
Vox
Image based on data mapped by Olga Wilhelmi, NCAR GIS program.
Image based on data mapped by Olga Wilhelmi, NCAR GIS program.

The National Center for Atmospheric Research produced the map above after analyzing the relative Zika risk of 50 US cities. Its research, which was published online today in PLOS Current Outbreaks, combines meteorological records, simulation of Aedes aegypti mosquito population growth, estimates of human-mosquito exposure, and transportation data