DengueTools: innovative tools and strategies for the surveillance and control of dengue

  title={DengueTools: innovative tools and strategies for the surveillance and control of dengue},
  author={Annelise Wilder-Smith and K E Renhorn and Hasitha Aravinda Tissera and Shahriman Abu Bakar and Luke S. Alphey and Pattamaporn Kittayapong and Steve W Lindsay and James G. Logan and Christoph F R Hatz and Paul Reiter and Joacim Rockl{\"o}v and Peter Byass and Valerie Ren{\'e}e Louis and Yesim Tozan and Eduardo Massad and Antonio Tenorio and Christophe Lagneau and G L'ambert and David Brooks and Johannah Wegerdt and Duane J. Gubler},
  booktitle={Global health action},
Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne viral disease estimated to cause about 230 million infections worldwide every year, of which 25,000 are fatal. Global incidence has risen rapidly in recent decades with some 3.6 billion people, over half of the world's population, now at risk, mainly in urban centres of the tropics and subtropics. Demographic and societal changes, in particular urbanization, globalization, and increased international travel, are major contributors to the rise in incidence and… CONTINUE READING
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