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Success in controlling a major outbreak of malaria because of Plasmodium falciparum in Jamaica

February 24, 2011 - 07:10 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Karen Webster-Kerr, J. Peter Figueroa, Sheila Campbell-Forrester, et al.
Reference: 
Tropical Medicine & International Health, Volume 16, Issue 3, pages 298–306, March 2011

In 2006, after 44 years of eradication of malaria, Jamaica had an outbreak of Plasmodium falciparum: 406 confirmed cases between September 2006 and December 2009 with a peak of the epidemic in December 2006.

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