Author(s): Rogers DJ, Randolph SE, Snow RW, Hay SI
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Abstract More than 30 years ago, human beings looked back from the Moon to see the magnificent spectacle of Earth-rise. The technology that put us into space has since been used to assess the damage we are doing to our natural environment and is now being harnessed to monitor and predict diseases through space and time. Satellite sensor data promise the development of early-warning systems for diseases such as malaria, which kills between 1 and 2 million people each year.
This article was published in Nature
and referenced in Journal of Tropical Diseases & Public Health