Historical analysis of the economic cost of dengue in Australia.

  title={Historical analysis of the economic cost of dengue in Australia.},
  author={Deon Vahid Canyon},
  journal={Journal of vector borne diseases},
  volume={45 3},
When human colonization of Australia took place by sea in the late 1780’s, it unwittingly introduced a number of exotic invertebrate organisms. In modern times, traditional geographical barriers such as mountains, seas and deserts no longer limit pest population movement and global traffic has resulted in exotic insects becoming irretrievably established in foreign countries. The speed at which insect vectors and related diseases are emerging and re-emerging suggests that the development of… CONTINUE READING