Reconstructing unseen transmission events to infer dengue dynamics from viral sequences

Author(s): Salje H, Wesolowski A, Brown TS, Kiang MV, Berry IM, Lefrancq N, Fernandez S, Jarman RG, Ruchusatsawat K, Iamsirithaworn S, Vandepitte WP, Suntarattiwong P, Read JM, Klungthong C, Thaisomboonsuk B, Engø-Monsen K, Buckee C, Cauchemez S, Cummings DATJournal: Nat CommunPMID: 33753725 March 2021
For most pathogens, transmission is driven by interactions between the behaviours of infectious individuals, the behaviours of the wider population,…

Genomic and mobility data reveal mass population movement as a driver of SARS-CoV-2 dissemination and diversity in Bangladesh

Author(s): Cowley LA, Afrad MH, Rahman SIA, Mahfuz-Al-Mamun Md, Chin T, Mahmud AS, Rahman MZ, Billah MM, Khan MH, Sultana S, Khondaker T, Baker S, Banik N, Alam AN, Mannoor K, Banu S, Chowdhury A, Flora MS, Thomson N, Buckee C, Qadri F, Shirin TJournal: medRxiv January 2021
New data streams are being used to track the pandemic of SARS-CoV-2, including genomic data which provides insights into patterns…

Mapping imported malaria in Bangladesh using parasite genetic and human mobility data.

Author(s): Chang HH, Wesolowski A, Sinha I, Jacob CG, Mahmud A, Uddin D, Zaman SI, Hossain MA, Faiz MA, Ghose A, Sayeed AA, Rahman MR, Islam A, Karim MJ, Rezwan MK, Shamsuzzaman AKM, Jhora ST, Aktaruzzaman MM, Drury E, Gonçalves S, Kekre M, Dhorda M, Vongpromek R, Miotto O, Engø-Monsen K, Kwiatkowski D, Maude RJ, Buckee CJournal: ElifePMID: 30938289 August 2019
For countries aiming for malaria elimination, travel of infected individuals between endemic areas undermines local interventions. Quantifying parasite importation has…

Persistence of Plasmodium falciparum parasitemia after artemisinin combination therapy: evidence from a randomized trial in Uganda.

Author(s): Chang HH, Meibalan E, Zelin J, Daniels R, Eziefula AC, Meyer EC, Tadesse F, Grignard L, Joice RC, Drakeley C, Wirth DF, Volkman SK, Buckee C, Bousema T, Marti MJournal: Sci RepPMID: 27197604 May 2016
Artemisinin resistance is rapidly spreading in Southeast Asia. The efficacy of artemisinin-combination therapy (ACT) continues to be excellent across Africa.…