Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, December 9th, 2007
"We estimate the reproduction number from spatial epidemic data at the level of municipalities using two different methods: (1) Using a standard dengue epidemic model and assuming pure exponential initial epidemic growth and (2) Fitting a more realistic epidemic model to the initial phase of the dengue epidemic curve. Using Method 1, we estimate an overall mean reproduction number of 3.09...
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