Enhanced surveillance during a public health emergency in a resource-limited setting: Experience from a large dengue outbreak in Solomon Islands, 2016-17.

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Craig, Adam T.; Joshua, Cynthia A.; Sio, Alison R.; Teobasi, Bobby; Dofai, Alfred; Dalipanda, Tenneth; Hardie, Kate; Kaldor, John; Kolbe, Anthony;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 13,issue 6 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5991673, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198487
  • Subject: Infectious Disease Surveillance | Health Services Administration and Management | Research Article | Infectious Disease Control | Infectious Diseases | Research and Analysis Methods | Research Laboratories | Geographical locations | Medicine | Government Laboratories | Critical Care and Emergency Medicine | Epidemiology | Q | Solomon Islands | R | People and places | Public and Occupational Health | Oceania | Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Research Facilities | Disease Surveillance | Health Care

Between August-2016 and April-2017, Solomon Islands experienced the largest and longest-running dengue outbreak on record in the country, with 12,329 suspected cases, 877 hospitalisations and 16 deaths. We conducted a retrospective review of related data and documents, ... View more
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