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Malaria epidemics and interventions, Kenya, Burundi, southern Sudan, and Ethiopia, 1999-2004.

Abstract:

Quantitative data on the onset and evolution of malaria epidemics are scarce. We review case studies from recent African Plasmodium falciparum epidemics (Kisii and Gucha Districts, Kenya, 1999; Kayanza Province, Burundi, 2000-2001; Aweil East, southern Sudan, 2003; Gutten and Damot Gale, Ethiopia, 2003-2004). We highlight possible epidemic risk factors and review delays in epidemic detection and response (up to 20 weeks), essentially due to poor case reporting and analysis or low use of publi...

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10.3201/eid1210.060540

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Checchi, F More by this author
Priotto, G More by this author
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Journal:
Emerging infectious diseases
Volume:
12
Issue:
10
Pages:
1477-1485
Publication date:
2006-10-05
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EISSN:
1080-6059
ISSN:
1080-6040
URN:
uuid:b91195bc-45af-46d6-ac1f-f62b04f8cc0c
Source identifiers:
111899
Local pid:
pubs:111899

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