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The malaria transition on the Arabian Peninsula: progress toward a malaria-free region between 1960-2010.

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The transmission of malaria across the Arabian Peninsula is governed by the diversity of dominant vectors and extreme aridity. It is likely that where malaria transmission was historically possible it was intense and led to a high disease burden. Here, we review the speed of elimination, approaches taken, define the shrinking map of risk since 1960 and discuss the threats posed to a malaria-free Arabian Peninsula using the archive material, case data and published works. From as early as the ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Advances in parasitology
Volume:
82
Pages:
205-251
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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ISSN:
0065-308X
URN:
uuid:1bca45f0-8c6d-4a4c-89d8-d10dc811dc4b
Source identifiers:
394918
Local pid:
pubs:394918

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