Journal article

Emergence and potential for spread of Chikungunya virus in Brazil

Marcio Roberto Teixeira Nunes, Nuno Rodrigues Faria, Janaina Mota de Vasconcelos, Nick Golding, Moritz UG Kraemer, Layanna Freitas de Oliveira, Raimunda do Socorro da Silva Azevedo, Daisy Elaine Andrade da Silva, Eliana Vieira Pinto da Silva, Sandro Patroca da Silva, Valeria Lima Carvalho, Giovanini Evelim Coelho, Ana Cecilia Ribeiro Cruz, Sueli Guerreiro Rodrigues, Joao Lidio da Silva Goncalves Vianez, Bruno Tardelli Diniz Nunes, Jedson Ferreira Cardoso, Robert B Tesh, Simon I Hay, Oliver G Pybus Show all

BMC Medicine | BMC | Published : 2015

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Brazilian National Council of Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)

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Funding Acknowledgements

We are grateful to the Brazilian Dengue and Chikungunya network composed by 17 national laboratories for their assistance on preliminary screening diagnostics. We thank Oliver Brady for useful discussions and Thessika Hialla Araujo, Luiz Carlos Jr. Alcantara, and Daniele Barbosa Medeiros for providing epidemiological information. MRTN is supported by the Brazilian National Council of Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) grant no. 302032/2011-8. PFCV is supported by CNPq grant no. 573.739/2008-0 and 240/2008/FAPESPA/INCT. JMV is a PhD student supported by CNPq grant no. 142492/2011-6. NG is funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (#OPP1053338). MUGK is funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) graduate scholarship. SIH is funded by a Senior Research Fellowship from the Wellcome Trust (#095066) and receives support from the Li Ka Shing Foundation and also acknowledges funding support from the RAPIDD program of the Science & Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, and the Fogarty International Center (FIC), National Institutes of Health (NIH). This research has received funding from the European Research Council under the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)/ERC grant agreement no. 614725.