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A comparison of Zika and dengue outbreaks using national surveillance data in the Dominican Republic.

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BACKGROUND: Aedes-borne arboviruses continue to precipitate epidemics worldwide. In Dominican Republic, the appearance of Zika virus cases that closely followed a large dengue epidemic provided an opportunity to study the different transmission drivers behind these two flaviviruses. Retrospective datasets were used to collect information on the populations at risk and descriptive statistics were used to describe the outbreaks on a national scale. METHODOLOGY/ PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: Expectedly, b...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pntd.0006876

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ORCID:
0000-0003-0657-7911
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1426-3680
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS neglected tropical diseases Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
11
Article number:
e0006876
Publication date:
2018-11-05
Acceptance date:
2018-09-26
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EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
Pmid:
30395564
Source identifiers:
1059488
Language:
English
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uuid:47be4b90-7b00-4e1c-8272-87abe8e1a028
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pubs:1059488
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2019-11-27

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