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    • Associations between risk perception, spontaneous adaptation behavior to heat waves and heatstroke in Guangdong province, China 

      Liu, Tao; Xu, Yan Jun; Zhang, Yong Hui; Yan, Qing Hua; Song, Xiu Ling; Xie, Hui Yan; Luo, Yuan; Rutherford, Shannon; Chu, Cordia; Lin, Hua Liang; Ma, Wen Jun (BMC Public Health, 2013)
      Background: In many parts of the world, including in China, extreme heat events or heat waves are likely to increase in intensity, frequency, and duration in light of climate change in the next decades. Risk perception and ...
    • Characterizing a large outbreak of dengue fever in Guangdong Province, China 

      Xiao, Jianpeng; He, Jianfeng; Deng, Ai-Ping; Lin, Hualiang; Song, Tie; Peng, Zhi-Qiang; Wu, Xiao-Cheng; Liu, Tao; Li, Zhihao; Rutherford, Shannon; Zeng, Weilin; Li, Xing; Ma, Wenjun; Zhang, Yong Hui (Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 2016)
      Background: Dengue cases have been reported each year for the past 25 years in Guangdong Province, China with a recorded historical peak in 2014. This study aims to describe the epidemiological characteristics of this ...
    • The effects of dust–haze on mortality are modified by seasons and individual characteristics in Guangzhou, China 

      Liu, Tao; Zhang, Yong Hui; Xu, Yan Jun; Lin, Hua Liang; Xu, Xiao Jun; Luo, Yuan; Xiao, Jianpeng; Zeng, Wei Lin; Zhang, Wan Fang; Chu, Cordia; Keogh, Kandice; Rutherford, Shannon; Qian, Zhengmin; Du, Yao Dong; Hu, Mengjue; Ma, Wen Jun (Environmental Pollution, 2014)
      This study aimed to investigate the effects of dust-haze on mortality and to estimate the seasonal and individual-specific modification effects in Guangzhou, China. Mortality, air pollution and meteorological data were ...
    • Health impact of the 2008 cold spell on mortality in subtropical China: The climate and health impact national assessment study (CHINAs) 

      Zhou, Mai Geng; Wang, Li Jun; Liu, Tao; Zhang, Yong Hui; Lin, Hua Liang; Luo, Yuan; Xiao, Jian Peng; Zeng, Wei Lin; Zhang, Ye; Wang, Xiao Feng; Gu, Xin; Rutherford, Shannon; Chu, Cordia; Ma, Wen Jun (Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source, 2014)
      Background Many studies have investigated heat wave related mortality, but less attention has been given to the health effects of cold spells in the context of global warming. The 2008 cold spell in China provided a unique ...
    • The impact of cold spells on mortality and effect modification by cold spell characteristics 

      Wang, Li Jun; Liu, Tao; Hu, Mengjue; Zeng, Weilin; Zhang, Yong Hui; Rutherford, Shannon; Lin, Hua Liang; Lin, Hualiang; Xiao, Jianpeng; yin, Peng; Liu, Jiangmei; Chu, Cordia; Tong, Shilu; Ma, Wenjun; Zhou, Maigeng (Scientific Reports, 2016)
      In China, the health impact of cold weather has received little attention, which limits our understanding of the health impacts of climate change. We collected daily mortality and meteorological data in 66 communities ...
    • The short-term effect of ambient ozone on mortality is modified by temperature in Guangzhou, China 

      Liu, Tao; Li, Tian Tian; Zhang, Yong Hui; Xu, Yan Jun; Lao, Xiang Qian; Rutherford, Shannon; Chu, Cordia; Luo, Yuan; Zhu, Qi; Xu, Xiao Jun; Xie, Hui Yan; Liu, Zhao Rong; Ma, Wen Jun (Atmospheric Environment, 2013)
      Effects of ozone on mortality have been widely assessed in developed countries but rarely in developing countries, and the effects of season and temperature on these associations remain unclear. The present study aimed to ...