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Spatio-temporal coherence of dengue, chikungunya and Zika outbreaks in Merida, Mexico

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Response to Zika virus (ZIKV) invasion in Brazil lagged a year from its estimated February 2014 introduction, and was triggered by the occurrence of severe congenital malformations. Dengue (DENV) and chikungunya (CHIKV) invasions tend to show similar response lags. We analyzed geo-coded symptomatic case reports from the city of Merida, Mexico, with the goal of assessing the utility of historical DENV data to infer CHIKV and ZIKV introduction and propagation. About 42% of the 40,028 DENV cases...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pntd.0006298

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-7832-2291
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ORCID:
0000-0002-2085-9141
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ORCID:
0000-0003-1819-6235
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
3
Publication date:
2018-03-15
Acceptance date:
2018-02-04
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EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
Pmid:
29543910
Source identifiers:
830392

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