Keywords: cost effectiveness
The potential cost-effectiveness of controlling dengue in Indonesia using wMel Wolbachia released at scale: a modelling studyO. J. Brady, D. D. Kharisma, N. N. Wilastonegoro, K. M. Reilly, E. Hendricx, L. S. Bastos, L. Yakob and D. S. Shepard, medRxiv, 2020.01.11.20017186. 2020.
Wolbachia releases in high density urban areas is expected to be highly cost-effective and could potentially be the first cost saving intervention for dengue. Sites with strong public health infrastructure, fiscal capacity, and community support should be prioritized.
Keywords: Aedes, cost effectiveness, dengue, genetic biocontrol, genetic incompatibilities, Indonesia, wolbachia
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