An investigation into the cyclical incidence of dengue fever.

  title={An investigation into the cyclical incidence of dengue fever.},
  author={Jonathan Keating},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={53 12},
The purpose of this research was to review the topic of dengue fever transmission and investigate the relationship between seasonal temperature fluctuations and cyclical dengue fever incidence. Data from Puerto Rico (1988-1992) were used to test the model proposed. Dengue fever is a viral disease caused by any one of four antigenically distinct serotypes. It is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes and infects 80 million people per year. Currently, dengue is endemic in specific tropical and… CONTINUE READING

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