Spatiotemporal Transmission Dynamics of Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome in China, 2005–2012
Zhang, Wen-Yi; Wang, Li-Ya; Liu, Yun-Xi; Yin, Wen-Wu; Hu, Wen-Biao; Magalhaes, Ricardo J. Soares.; Ding, Fan; Sun, Hai-Long; Zhou, Hang; Li, Shen-Long; Haque, Ubydul; Tong, Shi-Lu; Glass, Gregory E.; Bi, Peng; Clements, Archie C. A.; Liu, Qi-Yong; Li, Cheng-Yi
BACKGROUND Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) is a rodent-borne disease caused by many serotypes of hantaviruses. In China, HFRS has been recognized as a severe public health problem with 90% of the total reported cases in the world. This study describes the spatiotemporal dynamics of HFRS cases in China and identifies the regions, time, and populations at highest risk, which could help the planning and implementation of key preventative measures. METHODS Data on all reported HFRS...[Show more]
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