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Dengue expansion in Africa—Not recognized or not happening?

Abstract:

An expert conference on Dengue in Africa was held in Accra, Ghana, in February 2013 to consider key questions regarding the possible expansion of dengue in Africa. Four key action points were highlighted to advance our understanding of the epidemiology of dengue in Africa. First, dengue diagnostic tools must be made more widely available in the healthcare setting in Africa. Second, representative data need to be collected across Africa to uncover the true burden of dengue. Third, established ...

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10.3201/eid2010.140487

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Jaenisch, T More by this author
Junghanss, T More by this author
Eckerle, I More by this author
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Publisher:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Journal:
Emerging Infectious Diseases
Volume:
20
Issue:
10
Publication date:
2014-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1080-6059
ISSN:
1080-6040
URN:
uuid:9fe64806-de3f-43f9-b295-35088efb98e0
Source identifiers:
486700
Local pid:
pubs:486700
Language:
English

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