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Modeling scenarios for the end of AIDS
(Oxford University Press, 2014)
At the end of 2012, 3 decades after the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was first identified, neither a cure nor a fully preventive vaccine was available. Despite multiple efforts, the epidemic remains an exceptional ...
Encephalitis lethargica in Peru
(Taylor and Francis, 2021)
Encephalitis lethargica first appeared during World War 1, but reported cases gradually faded over the 1920s, and in the years following, cases were only sporadically reported. The clinical presentation was heterogeneous ...
Who’s afraid of Ebola? Epidemic fires and locative fears in the Information Age
(Sage Publications Ltd, 2020-10)
Epidemics have traditionally been viewed as the widespread occurrence of infectious disease within a community, or a sudden increase above what is typical. But modern epidemics are both more and less than the diffusion of ...
Climate anomalies and epidemics in South America at the end of the Colonial Period
Climate is one of the most of influential natural factors on society and economy. One of the consequences of climate anomalies is the emergence of diseases and epidemics, especially in agrarian societies. The current concern ...
Comparison of Argentinean Saint Louis Encephalitis Virus Non-Epidemic and Epidemic Strain Infections in an Avian Model
(Public Library of Science, 2011-05)
St. Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV, Flavivirus, Flaviviridae) is an emerging mosquito-borne pathogen in South America, with human SLEV encephalitis cases reported in Argentina and Brazil. Genotype III strains of SLEV were ...
A novel approach to modeling epidemic vulnerability, applied to Aedes aegypti-vectored diseases in Peru
(BioMed Central, 2021)
Background A proactive approach to preventing and responding to emerging infectious diseases is critical to global health security. We present a three-stage approach to modeling the spatial distribution of outbreak ...
Exploring the threshold of epidemic spreading for a stochastic SIR model with local and global contacts
(Elsevier Science, 2019-10)
The spread of an epidemic process is considered in the context of a spatial SIR stochastic model that includes a parameter 0 ≤ p ≤ 1 that assigns weights p and 1−p to global and local infective contacts respectively. The ...
Rutas de propagación de la epidemia de sarampión en el obispado de Sonora, de 1804 a 1806
(El Colegio de Sonora, 2015)
Multiple outbreaks in epidemic spreading with local vaccination and limited vaccines
(IOP Publishing, 2018-08)
How to prevent the spread of human diseases is a great challenge for the scientific community and so far there are many studies in which immunization strategies have been developed. However, these kind of strategies usually ...