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Research Article

From Re-Emergence to Hyperendemicity: The Natural History of the Dengue Epidemic in Brazil

  • Isabel Rodriguez-Barraquer mail,

    irodrigu@jhsph.edu

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

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  • Marli T. Cordeiro,

    Affiliations: Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhães, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, Central Laboratory of Public Health, Secretaria de Saúde do Estado de Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

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  • Cynthia Braga,

    Affiliation: Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhães, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

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  • Wayner V. de Souza,

    Affiliation: Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhães, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

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  • Ernesto T. Marques,

    Affiliations: Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhães, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Center for Vaccine Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Derek A. T. Cummings

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

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  • Published: January 04, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000935

About the Authors

Isabel Rodriguez-Barraquer, Derek A. T. Cummings
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Marli T. Cordeiro, Cynthia Braga, Wayner V. de Souza, Ernesto T. Marques
Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhães, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
Marli T. Cordeiro
Central Laboratory of Public Health, Secretaria de Saúde do Estado de Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
Ernesto T. Marques
Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Center for Vaccine Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: irodrigu@jhsph.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CB WVdS ETM DATC. Performed the experiments: MTC CB. Analyzed the data: IRB WVdS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IRB ETM DATC. Wrote the paper: IRB MTC CB WVdS ETM DATC. Data/sample collection and processing: MTC CB WVdS.