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Modeling tools for dengue risk mapping : a systematic review
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 ...
The potential for a controlled human infection platform in Singapore
For over 100 years, controlled human infection (CHI) studies have been performed to advance the understanding of the pathogenesis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases. This methodology has seen a resurgence, ...
Acceptability of impregnated school uniforms for dengue control in Thailand : a mixed methods approach
Background: As current dengue control strategies have been shown to be largely ineffective in reducing dengue in school-aged children, novel approaches towards dengue control need to be studied. Insecticideimpregnated ...
Use of insecticide treated school uniforms for prevention of dengue in schoolchildren : a cost-effectiveness analysis
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 ...
Effects of India's new polio policy on travellers
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The 2012 dengue outbreak in Madeira: exploring the origins
In 2012, Madeira reported its first major outbreak of dengue. To identify the origin of the imported dengue virus, we investigated the interconnectivity via air travel between dengue-endemic countries and Madeira, and ...
Insecticide-treated clothes for the control of vector-borne diseases : a review on effectiveness and safety
Insecticide-treated clothing has been used for many years by the military and in recreational activities as personal protection against bites from a variety of arthropods including ticks, chigger mites, sandflies and ...
Assessing the origin of and potential for international spread of Chikungunya virus from the Caribbean
Background: For the first time, an outbreak of chikungunya has been reported in the Americas. Locally acquired infections have been confirmed in fourteen Caribbean countries and dependent territories, Guyana and French ...
Dengue vaccines : dawning at last?
The need for a dengue vaccine is more pressing than ever. Dengue—a mosquito-borne viral infection caused by any of the four dengue virus serotypes—is regarded as the most important arboviral disease globally, because more ...
Risk of symptomatic dengue for foreign visitors to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil
Brazil will host the FIFA World Cup™, the biggest single-event competition in the world, from June 12-July 13 2014 in 12 cities. This event will draw an estimated 600,000 international visitors. Brazil is endemic for dengue. ...