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Quantifying the Impact of Human Mobility on Malaria
Mobile Phone “Hot Spots” An obstacle to developing effective national malaria control programs is a lack of understanding of human movements, which are an important component of disease transmission.Expand
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Impact of human mobility on the emergence of dengue epidemics in Pakistan
Significance Dengue virus has rapidly spread into new human populations due to human travel and changing suitability for the mosquito vector, causing severe febrile illness and significant mortality.Expand
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Mortality in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
BACKGROUND Quantifying the effect of natural disasters on society is critical for recovery of public health services and infrastructure. The death toll can be difficult to assess in the aftermath ofExpand
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Heterogeneous Mobile Phone Ownership and Usage Patterns in Kenya
The rapid adoption of mobile phone technologies in Africa is offering exciting opportunities for engaging with high-risk populations through mHealth programs, and the vast volumes of behavioral dataExpand
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A Plasmodium falciparum histone deacetylase regulates antigenic variation and gametocyte conversion.
The asexual forms of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum are adapted for chronic persistence in human red blood cells, continuously evading host immunity using epigenetically regulatedExpand
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Wolbachia infections in natural Anopheles populations affect egg laying and negatively correlate with Plasmodium development
The maternally inherited alpha-proteobacterium Wolbachia has been proposed as a tool to block transmission of devastating mosquito-borne infectious diseases like dengue and malaria. Here we study theExpand
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A systematic review of mathematical models of mosquito-borne pathogen transmission: 1970–2010
Mathematical models of mosquito-borne pathogen transmission originated in the early twentieth century to provide insights into how to most effectively combat malaria. The foundations of theExpand
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Digital Epidemiology
Mobile, social, real-time: the ongoing revolution in the way people communicate has given rise to a new kind of epidemiology. Expand
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Comparing nonpharmaceutical interventions for containing emerging epidemics
Significance Quarantine and symptom monitoring of contacts with suspected exposure to an infectious disease are key interventions for the control of emerging epidemics; however, there does not yetExpand
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Plasmodium falciparum antigenic variation. Mapping mosaic var gene sequences onto a network of shared, highly polymorphic sequence blocks
Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein 1 (PfEMP1) is a potentially important family of immune targets, encoded by an extremely diverse gene family called var. Understanding of the geneticExpand
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