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Association between nutritional status and dengue infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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No consistent results were found for the association between the nutritional status and dengue infection.
The aim of this systematic review was to determine the association of nutritional status with the variety of dengue infection and in dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) …

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Community effectiveness of pyriproxyfen as a dengue vector control method: A systematic review

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Pyriproxyfen is highly effective in killing the larvae of dengue transmitting vectors, however the evidence for the reduction of human disease transmission is weak.
The global burden of dengue has risen massively over the past decades. Pyriproxyfen is a slow-acting larvicide …

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Anti-viral effects of medicinal plants in the management of dengue: a systematic review

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Medicinal plant products could be used for the development of potential anti-dengue virus agents.
Safe, low-cost, and effective drugs that can inhibit dengue infection are needed to try to combat dengue infection worldwide. The aim of the systematic review was to identify …

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Microcephaly prevalence in infants born to Zika virus-infected women: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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The prevalence of microcephaly in babies born to women with Zika virus infection varies from 0% to 11% among all pregnancies.
The natural history of Zika virus infection is not well understood. The prevalence of babies affected by the virus is not …

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Assessing the effects of interventions for Aedes aegypti control: systematic review and meta-analysis of cluster randomised controlled trials

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Community mobilisation programmes are an effective intervention to reduce Aedes aegypti entomological indices.
Aedes aegypti mosquito is the vector for dengue fever, yellow fever, chikungunya, and zika viruses. This aim of this systematic review was to assess the evidence of effectiveness of different control, using …

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Ethnobotanical knowledge on botanical repellents employed in the African region against mosquito vectors

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Native people from Africa regions know three major methods of using repellent plants: (i) production of repellent smoke from burning plants, (ii) hanging plants inside the house or sprinkling leaves on the floor, (iii) the use of plant oils and juices …

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Mobilisation sociale, consentement et acceptabilité : analyse des méthodes de vaccination contre le papillomavirus humain dans les pays à faibles revenus et à revenu intermédiaire

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Il est particulièrement important  de mettre en oeuvre une communication efficace avant l’introduction du vaccin contre le virus du papillome humain (HPV) afin d’encourager l’acceptation, le taux de personnes traitées  et l’observance chez des jeunes filles d’un groupe d’âge inhabituel.
Cette étude …

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Prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus

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Prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus: World Health Organization. Interim guidance update 6 September 2016 WHO/ZIKV/MOC/16.1 Rev.3
This document is an update of guidance published on 7 June 2016 to provide advice on the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus …

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Protecting the health and safety of workers in emergency vector control of Aedes mosquitoes. Interim guidance for vector control and health workers

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Protecting the health and safety of workers in emergency vector control of Aedes mosquitoes. Interim guidance for vector control and health workers. World Health Organization Interim Guidance 2016
This guidance concerns space spraying of insecticides, larvicide application and indoor residual spraying for the emergency …

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Infant feeding in areas of Zika virus transmission

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Infant feeding in areas of Zika virus transmission. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2016
This guidance concerns breastfeeding practices in areas of Zika virus (ZIKV) transmission. It is intended to guide governments, ministries of health, policy-makers and health-care workers, in the development of local …

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