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Mapping dengue risk in Singapore using Random Forest.

08:00 EDT 18th June 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Mapping dengue risk in Singapore using Random Forest."

Singapore experiences endemic dengue, with 2013 being the largest outbreak year known to date, culminating in 22,170 cases. Given the limited resources available, and that vector control is the key approach for prevention in Singapore, it is important that public health professionals know where resources should be invested in. This study aims to stratify the spatial risk of dengue transmission in Singapore for effective deployment of resources.

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Name: PLoS neglected tropical diseases
ISSN: 1935-2735
Pages: e0006587

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