Tropospheric winds from northeastern China carry the etiologic agent of Kawasaki disease from its source to JapanWOS
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Volume 111, Issue 22, 2014, Pages 7952-7957.
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Evidence indicates that the densely cultivated region of northeastern China acts as a source for the wind-borne agent of Kawasaki disease (KD). KD is an acute, coronary artery vasculitis of young children, and still a medical mystery after more than 40 y. We used residence times from simulations with the flexible particle dispersion model...More