Some models for epidemics of vector-transmitted diseases

@article{Brauer2016SomeMF,
  title={Some models for epidemics of vector-transmitted diseases},
  author={Fred Brauer and Carlos Castillo-Chavez and Anuj Mubayi and Sherry Towers},
  journal={Infectious Disease Modelling},
  year={2016},
  volume={1},
  pages={79 - 87}
}
Vector-transmitted diseases such as dengue fever and chikungunya have been spreading rapidly in many parts of the world. The Zika virus has been known since 1947 and invaded South America in 2013. It can be transmitted not only by (mosquito) vectors but also directly through sexual contact. Zika has developed into a serious global health problem because, while most cases are asymptomatic or very light, babies born to Zika - infected mothers may develop microcephaly and other very serious birth… Expand
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