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Validating Gaussian process models in computer experiments
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We present a set of diagnostics to validate and assess the adequacy of Gaussian process models. Expand
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Worms and allergy
Worms and asthma are associated with a type 2 immune response, but evidence has accumulated that helminth infection is negatively associated with atopy, prevalence of allergic diseases and severityExpand
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Higher incidence of Zika in adult women than adult men in Rio de Janeiro suggests a significant contribution of sexual transmission from men to women.
OBJECTIVES The recent emergence of Zika in Brazil and its association with an increased rate of congenital malformations has raised concerns over its impact on the birth rate in the country. UsingExpand
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Zika in Rio de Janeiro: Assessment of basic reproduction number and comparison with dengue outbreaks.
Zika virus infection was declared a public health emergency of international concern in February 2016 in response to the outbreak in Brazil and its suspected link with congenital anomalies. In thisExpand
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Assessing the potential impact of COVID-19 in Brazil: Mobility, Morbidity and the burden on the Health Care System
The two largest Brazilian cities, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, have declared community transmission of COVID-19 on mid March, 2020. In this study we estimated the most vulnerable areas in Brazil forExpand
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Predicting probabilities for the 2010 FIFA World Cup games using a Poisson-Gamma model
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In this paper, we provide probabilistic predictions for soccer games of the 2010 FIFA World Cup modelling the number of goals scored in a game by each team. Expand
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Years worked at night and body mass index among registered nurses from eighteen public hospitals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
BackgroundEmployees working night shifts are at a greater risk of being overweight or obese. Few studies on obesity and weight gain analyze the years of exposure to night work. The aim of this studyExpand
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HIV, HCV, HBV, and syphilis among transgender women from Brazil
Abstract Different sampling strategies, analytic alternatives, and estimators have been proposed to better assess the characteristics of different hard-to-reach populations and their respectiveExpand
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InfoDengue: a nowcasting system for the surveillance of dengue fever transmission
This study describes the development of an integrated dengue alert system (InfoDengue), operating initially in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is a project developed as a partnership betweenExpand
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Sexual transmission causes a marked increase in the incidence of Zika in women in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The recent emergence of Zika in Brazil and its association with increased congenital malformation rates has raised concerns over its impact on the birth rates in the country. Using data on theExpand
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