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Severe Neutropenia in dengue patients : prevalence and significance
Studies on severe neutropenia in dengue are scarce, and its clinical significance is uncertain. We analyzed a cohort of 1,921 reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction-confirmed adult dengue patients admitted to the ...
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 ...
Dengue : challenges for policy makers and vaccine developers
Because of the increasing incidence, geographic expansion and economic burden of dengue transmission, dengue poses major challenges to policy makers. A vaccine against dengue is urgently needed, but vaccine development has ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Vectorial capacity of Aedes aegypti : effects of temperature and implications for global dengue epidemic potential
Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that occurs mainly in the tropics and subtropics but has a high potential to spread to new areas. Dengue infections are climate sensitive, so it is important to better understand ...
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 ...
Effects of India's new polio policy on travellers
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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 ...