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Unifying the epidemiological, ecological and evolutionary dynamics of Dengue

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In under 6 decades dengue has emerged from South East Asia to become the most widespread arbovirus affecting human populations. Recent dramatic increases in epidemic dengue fever have mainly been attributed to factors such as vector expansion and ongoing ecological, climate and socio-demographic changes. The failure to control the virus in endemic regions and prevent global spread of its mosquito vectors and genetic variants, underlines the urgency to reassess previous research methods, hy...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Research group:
Evolutionary Ecology of Infectious Diseases
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Author

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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Supervisor
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Name:
Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (Portugal)
Funding agency for:
Lourenço, J
Grant:
SFRH / BD / 33855 / 2009
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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