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Challenges and prospects for dengue and malaria control in Thailand, Southeast Asia

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Despite significant advances in the search for potential dengue vaccines and new therapeutic schemes for malaria, the control of these diseases remains difficult. In Thailand, malaria incidence is falling whereas that of dengue is rising, with an increase in the proportion of reported severe cases. In the absence of antiviral therapeutic options for acute dengue, appropriate case management reduces mortality. However, the interruption of transmission still relies on vector control measures th...

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10.1016/j.pt.2013.09.007

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Journal:
Trends in Parasitology
Volume:
29
Issue:
12
Pages:
623-633
Publication date:
2013-12-01
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EISSN:
1471-5007
ISSN:
1471-4922
Source identifiers:
440897
Language:
English
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pubs:440897
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2014-02-08

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