Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Vector-Borne Disease Prevention during the Emergence of a New Arbovirus: Implications for the Control of Chikungunya Virus in French Guiana

@inproceedings{Fritzell2016KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Vector-Borne Disease Prevention during the Emergence of a New Arbovirus: Implications for the Control of Chikungunya Virus in French Guiana},
  author={Camille Fritzell and J. Lattorff H. Raude and Antoine Adde and Isabelle Dusfour and Philippe Quenel and Claude Flamand},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND During the last decade, French Guiana has been affected by major dengue fever outbreaks. Although this arbovirus has been a focus of many awareness campaigns, very little information is available about beliefs, attitudes and behaviors regarding vector-borne diseases among the population of French Guiana. During the first outbreak of the chikungunya virus, a quantitative survey was conducted among high school students to study experiences, practices and perceptions related to mosquito… CONTINUE READING
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