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The risk of dengue for non-immune foreign visitors to the 2016 summer olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(Biomed Central Ltd, 2016)
Background: Rio de Janeiro in Brazil will host the Summer Olympic Games in 2016. About 400,000 non-immune foreign tourists are expected to attend the games. As Brazil is the country with the highest number of dengue cases ...
Magnitude and frequency variations of vector-borne infection outbreaks using the Ross-Macdonald model: explaining and predicting outbreaks of dengue fever
(Cambridge Univ Press, 2016)
The classical Ross-Macdonald model is often utilized to model vector-borne infections
Estimating the prevalence of infectious diseases from under-reported age-dependent compulsorily notification databases
(Biomed Central Ltd, 2017)
Background: National or local laws, norms or regulations (sometimes and in some countries) require medical providers to report notifiable diseases to public health authorities. Reporting, however, is almost always incomplete. ...
Modeling Importations and Exportations of Infectious Diseases via Travelers
This paper is an attempt to estimate the risk of infection importation and exportation by travelers. Two countries are considered: one disease-free country and one visited or source country with a running endemic or epidemic ...