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The global distribution and burden of dengue
Dengue is a systemic viral infection transmitted between humans by Aedes mosquitoes. Expand
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Refining the Global Spatial Limits of Dengue Virus Transmission by Evidence-Based Consensus
Background Dengue is a growing problem both in its geographical spread and in its intensity, and yet current global distribution remains highly uncertain. Challenges in diagnosis and diagnosticExpand
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The dominant Anopheles vectors of human malaria in Africa, Europe and the Middle East: occurrence data, distribution maps and bionomic précis
BackgroundThis is the second in a series of three articles documenting the geographical distribution of 41 dominant vector species (DVS) of human malaria. The first paper addressed the DVS of theExpand
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A global map of dominant malaria vectors
BackgroundGlobal maps, in particular those based on vector distributions, have long been used to help visualise the global extent of malaria. Few, however, have been created with the support of aExpand
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Global epidemiology of sickle haemoglobin in neonates: a contemporary geostatistical model-based map and population estimates
Summary Background Reliable estimates of populations affected by diseases are necessary to guide efficient allocation of public health resources. Sickle haemoglobin (HbS) is the most common andExpand
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Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Background Non-fatal outcomes of disease and injury increasingly detract from the ability of the world's population to live in full health, a trend largely attributable to an epidemiologicalExpand
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Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Summary Background Improving survival and extending the longevity of life for all populations requires timely, robust evidence on local mortality levels and trends. The Global Burden of Disease 2015Expand
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The International Limits and Population at Risk of Plasmodium vivax Transmission in 2009
Background A research priority for Plasmodium vivax malaria is to improve our understanding of the spatial distribution of risk and its relationship with the burden of P. vivax disease in humanExpand
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A new world malaria map: Plasmodium falciparum endemicity in 2010
BackgroundTransmission intensity affects almost all aspects of malaria epidemiology and the impact of malaria on human populations. Maps of transmission intensity are necessary to identifyExpand
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Mapping the zoonotic niche of Ebola virus disease in Africa
Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a complex zoonosis that is highly virulent in humans. The largest recorded outbreak of EVD is ongoing in West Africa, outside of its previously reported and predictedExpand
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