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The 2005 dengue epidemic in Singapore: epidemiology, prevention and control.
INTRODUCTION We investigated the 2005 outbreak of dengue fever (DF)/dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) to determine its epidemiological, virological and entomological features to further understand theExpand
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First detection of a putative knockdown resistance gene in major mosquito vector, Aedes albopictus.
The Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus (Skuse), is the major vector of Chikungunya fever and the secondary vector of dengue fever. We collected Ae. albopictus from Singapore and performedExpand
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Climate variability and increase in intensity and magnitude of dengue incidence in Singapore
Introduction: Dengue is currently a major public health burden in Asia Pacific Region. This study aims to establish an association between dengue incidence, mean temperature and precipitation, andExpand
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Epidemiological characteristics of imported and locally-acquired malaria in Singapore.
INTRODUCTION The objective of the study was to determine the trend of malaria, the epidemiological characteristics, the frequency of local transmission and the preventive and control measures taken.Expand
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Effects of weather factors on dengue fever incidence and implications for interventions in Cambodia
BackgroundDengue viruses and their mosquito vectors are sensitive to their environment. Temperature, rainfall and humidity have well-defined roles in the transmission cycle. Therefore changes inExpand
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Optimal Lead Time for Dengue Forecast
Background A dengue early warning system aims to prevent a dengue outbreak by providing an accurate prediction of a rise in dengue cases and sufficient time to allow timely decisions and preventiveExpand
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Epidemiology and control of chikungunya fever in Singapore.
OBJECTIVES We conducted an epidemiological review of the chikungunya fever situation in Singapore and described the measures taken to prevent the chikungunya virus from becoming entrenched in theExpand
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Mapping dengue risk in Singapore using Random Forest
  • J. Ong, Xu Liu, +6 authors G. Yap
  • Biology, Medicine
  • PLoS neglected tropical diseases
  • 1 June 2018
Background Singapore experiences endemic dengue, with 2013 being the largest outbreak year known to date, culminating in 22,170 cases. Given the limited resources available, and that vector controlExpand
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Evaluation of a grass infusion-baited autocidal ovitrap for the monitoring of Aedes aegypti (L.)
Autocidal ovitraps used for the monitoring of Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae) in Singapore are routinely stocked with cow-grass (Axonopus commpressus) infusion. The optimumExpand
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Incidence of Chikungunya Fever in Singapore: Implications of Public Health Measures and Transnational Movements of People
In addition to Dengue virus infection, another mosquito-borne viral infection has become a significant health hazard. After the first domestic case of Chikungunya fever was reported in the RepublicExpand
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