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Using paired serology and surveillance data to quantify dengue transmission and control during a large outbreak in Fiji

Kucharski, Adam J.; Kama, Mike; Watson, Connall H.; Aubry, Maite; Funk, Sebastian; Henderson, Alasdair D.; Brady, Oliver J.; Vanhomwegen, Jessica; Manuguerra, Jean-Claude; Lau, Colleen; Edmunds, W. John; Aaskov, John; Cao-Lormeau, Van-Mai


Dengue is a major health burden, but it can be challenging to examine transmission and evaluate control measures because outbreaks depend on multiple factors, including human population structure, prior immunity and climate. We combined population-representative paired sera collected before and after the 2013/14 dengue-3 outbreak in Fiji with surveillance data to determine how such factors influence transmission and control in island settings. Our results suggested the 10–19 year-old age group...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-08-14
Type: Journal article
Source: eLife
DOI: 10.7554/eLife.34848
Access Rights: Open Access


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