Is Dengue Vector Control Deficient in Effectiveness or Evidence?: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

@article{Bowman2016IsDV,
  title={Is Dengue Vector Control Deficient in Effectiveness or Evidence?: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.},
  author={Leigh R. Bowman and Sarah Donegan and Philip J McCall},
  journal={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={e0004551}
}
BACKGROUND Although a vaccine could be available as early as 2016, vector control remains the primary approach used to prevent dengue, the most common and widespread arbovirus of humans worldwide. We reviewed the evidence for effectiveness of vector control methods in reducing its transmission. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS Studies of any design published since 1980 were included if they evaluated method(s) targeting Aedes aegypti or Ae. albopictus for at least 3 months. Primary outcome was… CONTINUE READING