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Zika virus transmission in Angola and the potential for further spread to other African settings

Abstract:

Background
Cases of Zika virus were recently detected in Luanda, Angola, a major travel hub in Africa. The risk of Zika virus transmission throughout the continent from Angola is evaluated.

Methods
Travel volumes were assessed using monthly passenger-level flight data from Luanda to all locations throughout Africa. Travel data was superimposed onto seasonal environmental suitability maps that predict the potential for subsequent Zika virus t...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Publisher's version

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10.1093/trstmh/try001

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Big Data Institute
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Grant:
OPP1106023, OPP1093011, OPP1132415, OPP1159934, OPP1176062
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#209142; 206471/Z/17/Z)
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Journal website
Volume:
111
Issue:
11
Pages:
527–529
Publication date:
2018-01-31
Acceptance date:
2018-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
Pubs id:
pubs:823400
URN:
uri:425dabba-b893-48d0-80e4-5f8b76983e25
UUID:
uuid:425dabba-b893-48d0-80e4-5f8b76983e25
Local pid:
pubs:823400
Paper number:
11
Language:
English
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