Increasing Insect Reactions In Alaska: Is this related to climate change?

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at 10:00 AM AKDT

Jeffrey G Demain, MD, FAAP, FAAAAI; Director, Allergy Asthma & Immunology Center of Alaska; Associate Clinical Professor, University of Washington
This webinar will discuss changes in distribution of venomous insects in Alaska over the past decade including two recent sting deaths. We will explore the six regions in Alaska to determine how each area has been impacted and will look at possible causes such as increases in average annual and winter temperatures.

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