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Erratum to: Co-distribution and co-infection of chikungunya and dengue viruses

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BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:188

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The original article was published in BMC Infectious Diseases 2016 16:84


After publication of the original article [1], it came to the authors’ attention that there were errors within Fig. 1 and Additional file 1.
Fig. 1
Fig. 1

The global distributions of endemic/epidemic dengue (top left) and chikungunya (top right) and reports of co-infection (bottom left) as well as the principal vectors of both arboviruses, Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (bottom right)

The original article has been updated to include the correct versions of Fig. 1 and Additional file 1 have been updated, which also appear in this erratum.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Research School of Population Health, Australian National University, Acton, ACT, 2601, Australia
Environmental Health Institute, National Environment Agency, Singapore, 138667, Singapore
School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, QLD, 4059, Australia
School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Gatton, QLD, 4343, Australia
UQ Children’s Health Research Centre, University of Queensland, South Brisbane, QLD, 4101, Australia
Instituto Nacional de Infectologia Evandro Chagas/Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
School of Biomedical Sciences and Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, QLD, 4059, Australia
Formerly School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, 4072, Australia
Department of Disease Control, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, UK


  1. Furuya-Kanamori L, Liang S, Milinovich G, Soares Magalhaes RJ, Clements AC, Hu W, et al. Co-distribution and co-infection of chikungunya and dengue viruses. BMC Infect Dis. 2016;3:16. doi:10.1186/s12879-016-1417-2.


© Furuya-Kanamori et al. 2016