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The use of maps and models to evaluate surveillance policies for dengue

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Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease that has gone from isolated sylvatic spill-overs to a pathogen of global public health importance in less than a century. Surveillance and control efforts have continually lagged behind contemporary needs and this thesis investigates the pressing need to reassess the current geographic limits and case burden of dengue including how these are measured.

First, the global distribution of reported dengue infections was mapped. In many areas dengue repo...

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2015-11-23

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