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    • Household costs of hospitalized dengue illness in semi-rural Thailand 

      Tozan, Yesim; Ratanawong, Pitcha; Sewe, Maquines Odhiambo; Wilder-Smith, Annelies; Kittayapong, Pattamaporn (2017)
      Background: Dengue-related illness is a leading cause of hospitalization and death in Thailand and other Southeast Asian countries, imposing a major economic burden on households, health systems, and governments. This study ...
    • Internet-based media coverage on dengue in Sri Lanka between 2007 and 2015 

      Wilder-Smith, Annelies; Cohn, Emily; Lloyd, David C.; Tozan, Yesim; Brownstein, John S. (2016)
      BACKGROUND: Internet-based media coverage to explore the extent of awareness of a disease and perceived severity of an outbreak at a national level can be used for early outbreak detection. Dengue has emerged as a major ...
    • Mitigating Diseases Transmitted by Aedes Mosquitoes: A Cluster-Randomised Trial of Permethrin-Impregnated School Uniforms 

      Kittayapong, Pattamaporn; Olanratmanee, Phanthip; Maskhao, Pongsri; Byass, Peter; Logan, James; Tozan, Yesim; Louis, Valérie; Gubler, Duane J.; Wilder-Smith, Annelies (2017)
      BACKGROUND: Viral diseases transmitted via Aedes mosquitoes are on the rise, such as Zika, dengue, and chikungunya. Novel tools to mitigate Aedes mosquitoes-transmitted diseases are urgently needed. We tested whether ...
    • Modeling tools for dengue risk mapping : a systematic review 

      Louis, Valérie R; Phalkey, Revati; Horstick, Olaf; Ratanawong, Pitcha; Wilder-Smith, Annelies; Tozan, Yesim; Dambach, Peter (2014)
      Introduction: The global spread and the increased frequency and magnitude of epidemic dengue in the last 50 years underscore the urgent need for effective tools for surveillance, prevention, and control. This review aims ...
    • Reviewing dengue : still a neglected tropical disease? 

      Horstick, Olaf; Tozan, Yesim; Wilder-Smith, Annelies (2015)
      Dengue is currently listed as a “neglected tropical disease” (NTD). But is dengue still an NTD or not? Classifying dengue as an NTD may carry advantages, but is it justified? This review considers the criteria for the ...
    • Use of insecticide treated school uniforms for prevention of dengue in schoolchildren : a cost-effectiveness analysis 

      Tozan, Yesim; Ratanawong, Pitcha; Louis, Valérie R.; Kittayapong, Pattamaporn; Wilder-Smith, Annelies (2014)
      Background: Dengue-related illness is a leading cause of hospitalization and death, particularly among children. Practical, acceptable and affordable measures are urgently needed to protect this age group. Schools where ...