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Dengue Deaths in Puerto Rico: Lessons Learned from the 2007 Epidemic

  • Kay M. Tomashek mail,

    ktomashek@cdc.gov

    Affiliation: Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), San Juan, Puerto Rico

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  • Christopher J. Gregory,

    Affiliation: Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), San Juan, Puerto Rico

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  • Aidsa Rivera Sánchez,

    Affiliation: Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), San Juan, Puerto Rico

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  • Matthew A. Bartek,

    Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Enid J. Garcia Rivera,

    Affiliation: Puerto Rico Department of Health, San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Current address: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico

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  • Elizabeth Hunsperger,

    Affiliation: Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), San Juan, Puerto Rico

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  • Jorge L. Muñoz-Jordán,

    Affiliation: Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), San Juan, Puerto Rico

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  • Wellington Sun

    Affiliation: Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Current address: Division of Vaccines and Related Product Applications, Office of Vaccines Research and Review, Centers for Biologics Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: April 17, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001614

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