Comparative Analysis of Dengue and Zika Outbreaks Reveals Differences by Setting and Virus

@inproceedings{Funk2016ComparativeAO,
  title={Comparative Analysis of Dengue and Zika Outbreaks Reveals Differences by Setting and Virus},
  author={Sebastian Funk and Adam J. Kucharski and Anton Camacho and Rosalind M Eggo and Laith Yakob and Lawrence M. Murray and W. John Edmunds},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2016}
}
The pacific islands of Micronesia have experienced several outbreaks of mosquito-borne diseases over the past decade. In outbreaks on small islands, the susceptible population is usually well defined, and there is no co-circulation of pathogens. Because of this, analysing such outbreaks can be useful for understanding the transmission dynamics of the pathogens involved, and particularly so for yet understudied pathogens such as Zika virus. Here, we compared three outbreaks of dengue and Zika… CONTINUE READING
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