Comparative Analysis of Dengue and Zika Outbreaks Reveals Differences by Setting and Virus.

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Funk, Sebastian; Kucharski, Adam J.; Camacho, Anton; Eggo, Rosalind M.; Yakob, Laith; Murray, Lawrence M.; Edmunds, W. John;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,volume 10,issue 12 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5142772, doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005173
  • Subject: Microbial Pathogens | Research Article | Population Metrics | Infectious Diseases | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Infectious Disease Epidemiology | Epidemiology | Population Density | Pathogens | Zika Virus | People and Places | Demography | Flaviviruses | Animals | Disease Vectors | Mosquitoes | Viruses | Biology and Life Sciences | Insect Vectors | Vector-Borne Diseases | Dengue Virus | Microbiology | Arthropoda | Insects | Medical Microbiology | Viral Pathogens | RC955-962 | RNA viruses | Population Biology | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Organisms | Death Rates | Medicine and Health Sciences | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Invertebrates

The pacific islands of Micronesia have experienced several outbreaks of mosquito-borne diseases over the past decade. In outbreaks on small islands, the susceptible population is usually well defined, and there is no co-circulation of pathogens. Because of this, analysi... View more