Basic Reproduction Number of Chikungunya Virus Transmitted by Aedes Mosquitoes

Haider, N and Vairo, F and Ippolito, G and Zumla, A and Kock, R (2020) Basic Reproduction Number of Chikungunya Virus Transmitted by Aedes Mosquitoes. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 26 (10). pp. 2429-2431. ISSN 1080-6040

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Abstract

We estimated the weighted mean basic reproduction number (R0) of chikungunya virus based on outbreak size. R0 was 3.4 (95% CI 2.4–4.2) and varied for 2 primary chi- kungunya mosquito vectors: 4.1 (95% CI 1.5–6.6) for Ae- des aegypti and 2.8 (95% CI 1.8–3.8) for Ae. albopictus

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