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Malaria control by commodities without practical malariology

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Malaria remains a serious clinical and public health problem, the object of an ongoing technological and humanitarian struggle to abate the very substantial harm done. The manner by which humanity approached malaria control changed abruptly and profoundly after 1945 with the advent of the insecticide DDT. Malariologists in the first half of the 20th century conceived precise modifications to natural or man-made environments aimed at making those less hospitable to specific anopheline mosquito...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12889-017-4454-x

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Baird, JK
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Public Health Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
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Article: 590
Publication date:
2017-06-21
Acceptance date:
2017-05-22
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ISSN:
1471-2458
Pubs id:
pubs:698172
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uri:8cd6958b-9fe7-4cb8-8ea5-cbe2c4ba1499
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uuid:8cd6958b-9fe7-4cb8-8ea5-cbe2c4ba1499
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pubs:698172
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1

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