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Potential for Zika virus introduction and transmission in resource-limited countries in Africa and the Asia-Pacific region: a modelling study.

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As the epidemic of Zika virus expands in the Americas, countries across Africa and the Asia-Pacific region are becoming increasingly susceptible to the importation and possible local spread of the virus. To support public health readiness, we aim to identify regions and times where the potential health, economic, and social effects from Zika virus are greatest, focusing on resource-limited countries in Africa and the Asia-Pacific region.

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30270-5

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Hay, S
Grant:
OPP1119467
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Hay, S
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OPP1119467
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
11
Pages:
1237–1245
Publication date:
2016-09-01
DOI:
ISSN:
1473-3099 and 1474-4457
Pmid:
27593584
Source identifiers:
642073
Language:
English
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pubs:642073
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uuid:a1fb648e-19c5-402c-adc0-90ab8bc93510
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pubs:642073
Deposit date:
2016-09-30

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