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Assessing strategies against gambiense sleeping sickness through mathematical modeling

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Background Control of gambiense sleeping sickness relies predominantly on passive and active screening of people, followed by treatment.

Methods Mathematical modeling explores the potential of 3 complementary interventions in high- and low-transmission settings.

Results Intervention strategies that included vector control are predicted to halt transmission most quickly. Targeted active screening, with better and more focused ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/cid/ciy018

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German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
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UK Department for International Development
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Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
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Volume:
66
Issue:
S4
Pages:
S286-S292
Publication date:
2018-06-01
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Pmid:
29860287
Language:
English
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2018-06-19

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