Human migrations and mosquito-borne diseases in Africa

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The efficacy of border screening as a prophylactic measure against mosquito-borne diseases in Africa depends on the value of the lower bound of the basic reproduction number. If this lower bound is greater than one, then border screening may be ineffective. In this case, the best prophylaxis is to isolate and treat patients in their region of residence.
Publisher
TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC
Issue Date
2016
Language
English
Article Type
Article
Keywords

INFECTIOUS-DISEASES; MALARIA MODEL; TRANSMISSION; SPREAD; MOVEMENT; TRAVEL

Citation

MATHEMATICAL POPULATION STUDIES, v.23, no.2, pp.123 - 146

ISSN
0889-8480
DOI
10.1080/08898480.2015.1054221
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/10203/220759
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