The risk of yellow fever in a dengue-infested area.

  title={The risk of yellow fever in a dengue-infested area.},
  author={Eduardo Massad and Francisco A. B. Coutinho and Marcelo Nascimento Burattini and Luiz F. Lopez},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  volume={95 4},
Yellow fever and dengue are viral infections that in urban centres are transmitted by the same arthropod vector, a mosquito of the genus Aedes. In order to estimate the risk of an epidemic of urban yellow fever in a dengue-infested area we calculated the threshold in the basic reproduction number, R0, of dengue, above which any single sylvatic yellow fever-infected individual will trigger an urban yellow fever epidemic. Specifically, we analysed the relationship between the extrinsic incubation… CONTINUE READING
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