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Paper: Socioeconomic and environmental determinants of dengue fever in Cali, Colombia

A new paper is available which discusses socioeconomic and environmental drivers of dengue risk in urban environments – with the example of Cali in Colombia.

Highlights include:

  • Builds on a comprehensive set of risk factors
  • Dengue outbreak characterized by interplay of environmental and socioeconomic factors
  • Contribution of these factors varies spatially demanding approaches that capture this variability
  • Findings provide useful information for future dengue risk assessments in urban areas

Full citation:

Delmelle, E., Hagenlocher, M., Kienberger, S., Casas, I., 2016. A spatial model of socioeconomic and environmental determinants of dengue fever in Cali, Colombia. Acta Tropica 164: 169-176http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2016.08.028


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