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Research Article

The Extinction of Dengue through Natural Vulnerability of Its Vectors

  • Craig R. Williams mail,

    Craig.Williams@unisa.edu.au

    Affiliation: Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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  • Christie A. Bader,

    Affiliation: Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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  • Michael R. Kearney,

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Scott A. Ritchie,

    Affiliation: School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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  • Richard C. Russell

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Entomology, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Published: December 21, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000922

About the Authors

Craig R. Williams, Christie A. Bader
Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Michael R. Kearney
Department of Zoology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Scott A. Ritchie
School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Richard C. Russell
Department of Medical Entomology, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: Craig.Williams@unisa.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CRW MRK SAR. Performed the experiments: CRW CAB. Analyzed the data: CRW. Wrote the paper: CRW MRK SAR RCR.