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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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Peer reviewed

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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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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2085-9141
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1819-6235
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Name:
Sanofi
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DNG25
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Canadian Institutes of Health Research
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108412
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National Institutes of Health
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U54 GM111274
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US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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OADS BAA 2016-N-17844
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National Science Foundation
Grant:
1640698
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
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PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases More from this journal
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

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