Dynamics of the 2006/2007 dengue outbreak in Brazil.

@article{Coelho2008DynamicsOT,
  title={Dynamics of the 2006/2007 dengue outbreak in Brazil.},
  author={Giovanini Coelho and Marcelo Nascimento Burattini and Maria Gl{\'o}ria Teixeira and Francisco A. B. Coutinho and Eduardo Massad},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={2008},
  volume={103 6},
  pages={535-9}
}
We analyzed dengue incidence in the period between October 2006-July 2007 of 146 cities around the country were Larval Index Rapid Assay (LIRA) surveillance was carried out in October 2006. Of these, we chosen 61 cities that had 500 or more cases reported during this period. We calculated the incidence coefficient, the force of infection (lambda) and the basic reproduction number (R0) of dengue in those 61 cities and correlated those variables with the LIRA. We concluded that lambda and R0 are… CONTINUE READING

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