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Volume 9, Number 1—January 2003

Research

Texas Lifestyle Limits Transmission of Dengue Virus

Paul Reiter*Comments to Author , Sarah Lathrop*, Michel L. Bunning*, Brad J. Biggerstaff*, Daniel Singer*, Tejpratap Tiwari*, Laura Baber†, Manuel Amador*, Jaime Thirion‡, Jack Hayes§, Calixto Seca¶, Jorge Mendez‡, Bernardo Ramirez#, Jerome Robinson†, Julie Rawlings¶, Vance Vorndam*, Stephen Waterman*, Duane Gubler*, Gary Clark*, and Edward Hayes*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA; †City of Laredo Health Department, Laredo, Texas, USA; ‡Secretaria de Salud, Mexico City, Mexico; §University of Texas, Boerne, Texas, USA; ¶Texas Department of Health, Laredo, Texas, USA; #Secretaria de Salud de Tamaulipas, Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico

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Laredo, Texas (east of the Rio Grande river) and Nuevo Laredo, Taumalipas (west of the river). Blue, water; green, vegetation; blue-violet, roads and buildings; blue-violet areas on the western side of Nuevo Laredo, low-income neighborhoods; pink, land with little or no vegetation. (National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)/U.S. Geological Survey LANDSAT 7 image [TM bands 7, 4, and 3];courtesy of NASA.)

Figure. Laredo, Texas (east of the Rio Grande river) and Nuevo Laredo, Taumalipas (west of the river). Blue, water; green, vegetation; blue-violet, roads and buildings; blue-violet areas on the western side of Nuevo Laredo, low-income neighborhoods; pink, land with little or no vegetation. (National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)/U.S. Geological Survey LANDSAT 7 image [TM bands 7, 4, and 3];courtesy of NASA.)

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1The investigation plan was reviewed by the Human Subjects Coordinator at the National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and determined to be a public health response that did not require further human subjects review. Blood samples were taken only from consenting adults.

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