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Human mobility patterns and malaria importation on Bioko Island

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Malaria burden on Bioko Island has decreased significantly over the past 15 years. The impact of interventions on malaria prevalence, however, has recently stalled. Here, we use data from island-wide, annual malaria indicator surveys to investigate human movement patterns and their relationship to Plasmodium falciparum prevalence. Using geostatistical and mathematical modelling, we find that off-island travel is more prevalent in and around the capital, Malabo. The odds of malaria infection a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41467-019-10339-1

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0000-0002-4069-9528
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Springer Nature Publisher's website
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Nature Communications Journal website
Volume:
10
Article number:
2332
Publication date:
2019-05-27
Acceptance date:
2019-05-02
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2041-1723
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999518
Language:
English
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pubs:999518
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pubs:999518
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2019-05-29

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