A global model for predicting the arrival of imported dengue infections


To mitigate the risk of outbreaks from importation of dengue into non-endemic regions it is critical to predict the arrival time and location of infected individuals. Researchers modelled the number of dengue infections arriving each month at any given airport, which enabled us to estimate the number of infections that are imported into different countries and states each month.

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Jessica Liebig ,Cassie Jansen,Dean Paini,Lauren Gardner,Raja Jurdak
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PLOS One
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