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Data-Driven Forecast of Dengue Outbreaks in Brazil: A Critical Assessment of Climate Conditions for Different Capitals

  title={Data-Driven Forecast of Dengue Outbreaks in Brazil: A Critical Assessment of Climate Conditions for Different Capitals},
  author={Lucas M. Stolerman and Pedro D. Maia and J. Nathan Kutz},
  journal={arXiv: Quantitative Methods},
Local climate conditions play a major role in the development of the mosquito population responsible for transmitting Dengue Fever. Since the {\em Aedes Aegypti} mosquito is also a primary vector for the recent Zika and Chikungunya epidemics across the Americas, a detailed monitoring of periods with favorable climate conditions for mosquito profusion may improve the timing of vector-control efforts and other urgent public health strategies. We apply dimensionality reduction techniques and… 

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