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Research Article

Local and Global Effects of Climate on Dengue Transmission in Puerto Rico

  • Michael A. Johansson mail,

    mjohansson@cdc.gov

    Affiliations: Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America, W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Francesca Dominici,

    Affiliation: Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Gregory E. Glass

    Affiliation: W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: February 17, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000382

About the Authors

Michael A. Johansson
Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America
Michael A. Johansson, Gregory E. Glass
W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Francesca Dominici
Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mjohansson@cdc.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MAJ FD GEG. Performed the experiments: MAJ. Analyzed the data: MAJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FD. Wrote the paper: MAJ. Revised the paper: FD GEG.