Reply: Geospatial tools and Chagas control: A critical comment on the paper published under Weinberg et al., Evaluation and planning of Chagas control activities using geospatial tools. Geospat Health 2019;14:229-238

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We present here a reply on the observations and comments of Dr. David Gorla regarding our article “Evaluation and planning of Chagas control activities using geospatial tools” published in Geospatial Health 2019;14:229-238. (doi: 10.4081/gh.2019.786).

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2020-06-24
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Weinberg, D. (2020). Reply: Geospatial tools and Chagas control: A critical comment on the paper published under Weinberg et al., Evaluation and planning of Chagas control activities using geospatial tools. Geospat Health 2019;14:229-238. Geospatial Health, 15(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/gh.2020.907