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Malaria and Japan’s colonial frontier: Manchuria, 1900s–1940s

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This article examines the malaria problem among Chinese migrant laborers in Manchuria, particularly laborers on the South Manchuria Railway’s mining sites, the Fushun Mines, during the first half of the twentieth century. Almost all of the malaria cases in Manchuria were caused by the parasite Plasmodium vivax, which rarely causes death but leads to debilitation and makes sufferers susceptible to other illnesses. Malaria epidemics in Manchuria during this period were the result of Japan’s eco...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3058-5420
Publisher:
University of the Philippines
Journal:
Social Science Diliman More from this journal
Volume:
14
Issue:
2
Publication date:
2018-12-13
Acceptance date:
2018-12-01
EISSN:
2012-0796
ISSN:
1655-1524
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1091273
Local pid:
pubs:1091273
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2020-03-06

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