Dengue disease outbreak definitions are implicitly variable

@inproceedings{Brady2015DengueDO,
  title={Dengue disease outbreak definitions are implicitly variable},
  author={Oliver J. Brady and David L. Smith and Thomas W. Scott and Simon I. Hay},
  booktitle={Epidemics},
  year={2015}
}
Infectious diseases rarely exhibit simple dynamics. Outbreaks (defined as excess cases beyond response capabilities) have the potential to cause a disproportionately high burden due to overwhelming health care systems. The recommendations of international policy guidelines and research agendas are based on a perceived standardised definition of an outbreak… CONTINUE READING

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