Dengue and dengue vectors in the WHO European region: past, present, and scenarios for the future.

@article{Schaffner2014DengueAD,
  title={Dengue and dengue vectors in the WHO European region: past, present, and scenarios for the future.},
  author={Francis Schaffner and A. Gschaedler Mathis},
  journal={The Lancet. Infectious diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={14 12},
  pages={
          1271-80
        }
}
After 55 years of absence, dengue has re-emerged in the WHO European region both as locally transmitted sporadic cases and as an outbreak in Madeira, driven by the introduction of people infected with the virus and the invasion of the vector mosquito species Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus. Models predict a further spread of A albopictus, particularly under climate change conditions. Dengue transmission models suggest a low risk in Europe, but these models too rarely include transmission by… CONTINUE READING
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