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A Mathematical Model of Chikungunya Dynamics and Control: The Major Epidemic on Réunion Island

Yakob, Laith; Clements, Archie C. A.

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Chikungunya is a re-emerging arboviral disease transmitted by Aedes spp. mosquitoes. Although principally endemic to Africa and Asia, recent outbreaks have occurred in Europe following introductions by returning travellers. A particularly large outbreak occurred on Réunion Island in 2006, the published data from which forms the basis of the current study. A simple, deterministic mathematical model of the transmission of the virus between humans and mosquitoes was constructed and parameterised...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/15763
Source: PLoS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057448

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