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Research Article

Assessment of Yellow Fever Epidemic Risk: An Original Multi-criteria Modeling Approach

  • Sylvie Briand mail,

    briands@who.int

    Affiliation: Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Ariel Beresniak,

    Affiliation: Liraes, Paris-Descartes University, Paris, France

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  • Tim Nguyen,

    Affiliation: Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Tajoua Yonli,

    Affiliation: Institut Bioforce Développement Afrique, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

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  • Gerard Duru,

    Affiliation: Claude-Bernard University, Villeurbanne, France

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  • Chantal Kambire,

    Affiliation: World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Country Office, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

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  • William Perea,

    Affiliation: Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • The Yellow Fever Risk Assessment Group (YF-RAG)

    Membership of the Yellow Fever Risk Assessment Group is provided in the Acknowledgments.

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  • Published: July 14, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000483

About the Authors

Sylvie Briand, Tim Nguyen, William Perea
Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Ariel Beresniak
Liraes, Paris-Descartes University, Paris, France
Tajoua Yonli
Institut Bioforce Développement Afrique, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
Gerard Duru
Claude-Bernard University, Villeurbanne, France
Chantal Kambire
World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Country Office, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Corresponding Author

Email: briands@who.int

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SB TN TY CK WP. Performed the experiments: SB. Analyzed the data: SB AB TN GD CK WP. Wrote the paper: SB TN WP.