Local and regional dynamics of chikungunya virus transmission in Colombia: the role of mismatched spatial heterogeneity

@article{Moore2018LocalAR,
  title={Local and regional dynamics of chikungunya virus transmission in Colombia: the role of mismatched spatial heterogeneity},
  author={Sean M. Moore and Quirine A. ten Bosch and Amir S. Siraj and K. James Soda and Guido Espa{\~n}a and A B Campo and Sara G{\'o}mez and Daniela Salas and Benoit Raybaud and Edward A. Wenger and Philip A. Welkhoff and T. Alex Perkins},
  journal={BMC Medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={16}
}
BackgroundMathematical models of transmission dynamics are routinely fitted to epidemiological time series, which must inevitably be aggregated at some spatial scale. Weekly case reports of chikungunya have been made available nationally for numerous countries in the Western Hemisphere since late 2013, and numerous models have made use of this data set for forecasting and inferential purposes. Motivated by an abundance of literature suggesting that the transmission of this mosquito-borne… 
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