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Alarm variables for dengue outbreaks: a multi-centre study in Asia and Latin America

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BACKGROUND: Worldwide, dengue is an unrelenting economic and health burden. Dengue outbreaks have become increasingly common, which place great strain on health infrastructure and services. Early warning models could allow health systems and vector control programmes to respond more cost-effectively and efficiently. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: The Shewhart method and Endemic Channel were used to identify alarm variables that may predict dengue outbreaks. Five country datasets were compile...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0157971

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0000-0003-0657-7911
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World Health Organization
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001
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Volume:
11
Issue:
6
Article number:
e0157971
Publication date:
2016-06-27
Acceptance date:
2016-06-08
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1932-6203
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27348752
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English
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2019-11-27

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