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Birgitta Evengård Lab
Type Research group
Our group studies infectious diseases and climate change in the north.
Works at: Department of Clinical Microbiology
Patient reported long-term outcomes of Puumala virus infection in northern Sweden
Type Research projects
Puumala virus infection or Nephropathia epidemica, also called vole fever after the animal that spread the disease, is a common disease in northern Sweden. Västerbotten County has the highest...
Climate change perceptions among Swedish Sami reindeer herders
Type Research projects
The overall conclusion of this study is that the reindeer herders are facing the limit of resilience in the face of climate change.
New contaminants emerge due to global warming
Type Reportage
As the permafrost thaws, frozen anthrax bacterium is brought back to life while malaria-carrying mosquitoes and ticks bearing encephalitis infect new victims. In the footsteps of climate change, bo...
Umeå professor part of prestigious commission on Arctic Health
Type Portrait
At the end of February UArctic reported that the journal The Lancet is starting a new project: The Lancet Commission on Arctic Health. Umeå University's Birgitta Evengård is one of a select few to ...
Umeå researchers highlight Arctic challenges at COP26
Type News Time Published: 2021-10-29
During two weeks, starting at the end of October, the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) will take place in Glasgow. Birgitta Evengård, Professor Emerita at the Department of...
Diplomacy needed for responsible development in the Arctic
Type News Time Published: 2021-10-20
A recent article on the importance of healthy ecosystems for human and animal health was published by CLINF, a Nordic centre of excellence for the study of climate effects on the epidemiology of...
Professors
Type Information page
A Rolf Adolfsson, psychiatry Ulf Ahlgren, molecular medicine Clas Ahlm, infectious diseases Håkan Alfredson, sports medicine Bror Alstermark, physiology Peter M. Andersen, neurology Christer...