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Dengue Research Funded by the European Commission-Scientific Strategies of Three European Dengue Research Consortia

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Structure of the work packages (WP) of the DengueTools consortium.

The DengueTools project is comprised of 12 work packages around the following three research areas: Research area 1: Develop a comprehensive early warning and surveillance system that has predictive capability for epidemic dengue and benefits from novel tools for laboratory diagnosis and vector monitoring. Research area 2: Develop novel strategies to prevent dengue in children. Research area 3: Understand and predict the risk of global spread of dengue, in particular the risk of introduction and establishment in Europe, within the context of parameters of vector competence, global mobility, and climate change.

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