Michael Johansson




Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University
Outbreak Science



Mitchell PK, Mier-Y-Teran-Romero L, Biggerstaff BJ, Delorey MJ, Aubry M, Cao-Lormeau VM, Lozier MJ, Cauchemez S, Johansson MA. (2019). Reassessing Serosurvey-Based Estimates of the Symptomatic Proportion of Zika Virus Infections. American journal of epidemiology, 188(1)

Mier-Y-Teran-Romero L, Delorey MJ, Sejvar JJ, Johansson MA. (2018). Guillain-Barré syndrome risk among individuals infected with Zika virus: a multi-country assessment. BMC medicine, 16(1)

Johansson MA, Reich NG, Meyers LA, Lipsitch M. (2018). Preprints: An underutilized mechanism to accelerate outbreak science. PLoS medicine, 15(4)

Russell S, Ryff K, Gould C, Martin S, Johansson M. (2017). Detecting Local Zika Virus Transmission in the Continental United States: A Comparison of Surveillance Strategies. PLoS currents

Keegan LT, Lessler J, Johansson MA. (2017). Quantifying Zika: Advancing the Epidemiology of Zika With Quantitative Models. The Journal of infectious diseases, 216(suppl_10)

Mier-Y-Teran-Romero L, Tatem AJ, Johansson MA. (2017). Mosquitoes on a plane: Disinsection will not stop the spread of vector-borne pathogens, a simulation study. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 11(7)

Clapham HE, Cummings DAT, Johansson MA. (2017). Immune status alters the probability of apparent illness due to dengue virus infection: Evidence from a pooled analysis across multiple cohort and cluster studies. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 11(9)

Scarpino SV, Meyers LA, Johansson MA. (2017). Design Strategies for Efficient Arbovirus Surveillance. Emerging infectious diseases, 23(4)

Johansson MA, Reich NG, Hota A, Brownstein JS, Santillana M. (2016). Evaluating the performance of infectious disease forecasts: A comparison of climate-driven and seasonal dengue forecasts for Mexico. Scientific reports

Johansson MA, Mier-y-Teran-Romero L, Reefhuis J, Gilboa SM, Hills SL. (2016). Zika and the Risk of Microcephaly. The New England journal of medicine, 375(1)

Chretien JP, Rivers CM, Johansson MA. (2016). Make Data Sharing Routine to Prepare for Public Health Emergencies. PLoS medicine, 13(8)

Ellington SR, Devine O, Bertolli J, Martinez Quiñones A, Shapiro-Mendoza CK, Perez-Padilla J, Rivera-Garcia B, Simeone RM, Jamieson DJ, Valencia-Prado M, Gilboa SM, Honein MA, Johansson MA. (2016). Estimating the Number of Pregnant Women Infected With Zika Virus and Expected Infants With Microcephaly Following the Zika Virus Outbreak in Puerto Rico, 2016. JAMA pediatrics, 170(10)

Feldstein LR, Brownstein JS, Brady OJ, Hay SI, Johansson MA. (2015). Dengue on islands: a Bayesian approach to understanding the global ecology of dengue viruses. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 109(5)

Johansson MA. (2015). Chikungunya on the move. Trends in parasitology, 31(2)

Wójcik OP, Brownstein JS, Chunara R, Johansson MA. (2014). Public health for the people: participatory infectious disease surveillance in the digital age. Emerging themes in epidemiology

Johansson MA, Powers AM, Pesik N, Cohen NJ, Staples JE. (2014). Nowcasting the spread of chikungunya virus in the Americas. PLoS One, 9(8)

Johansson MA, Vasconcelos PF, Staples JE. (2014). The whole iceberg: estimating the incidence of yellow fever virus infection from the number of severe cases. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 108(8)

Chan M, Johansson MA. (2012). The incubation periods of Dengue viruses. PLoS One, 7(11)

Johansson MA, Arana-Vizcarrondo N, Biggerstaff BJ, Gallagher N, Marano N, Staples JE. (2012). Assessing the risk of international spread of yellow fever virus: a mathematical analysis of an urban outbreak in Asuncion, 2008. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 86(2)

Johansson MA, Arana-Vizcarrondo N, Biggerstaff BJ, Staples JE, Gallagher N, Marano N. (2011). On the treatment of airline travelers in mathematical models. PLoS One, 6(7)

Johansson MA, Hombach J, Cummings DA. (2011). Models of the impact of dengue vaccines: a review of current research and potential approaches. Vaccine, 29(35)

Johansson MA, Arana-Vizcarrondo N, Biggerstaff BJ, Staples JE. (2010). Incubation periods of Yellow fever virus. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 83(1)

Johansson MA, Dominici F, Glass GE. (2009). Local and global effects of climate on dengue transmission in Puerto Rico. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 3(2)

Johansson MA, Cummings DA, Glass GE. (2009). Multiyear climate variability and dengue--El Niño southern oscillation, weather, and dengue incidence in Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Thailand: a longitudinal data analysis. PLoS medicine, 6(11)

Johansson MA, Glass GE. (2008). High-resolution spatiotemporal weather models for climate studies. International journal of health geographics