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Changing epidemiology and challenges of malaria in China towards elimination

April 2, 2019 - 11:15 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Shengjie Lai, Junling Sun, Nick W. Ruktanonchai, Sheng Zhou, Jianxing Yu, Isobel Routledge, Liping Wang, Yaming Zheng, Andrew J. Tatem and Zhongjie Li
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Malaria Journal 2019 18:107, 29 March 2019

China is on the verge of malaria elimination, but the residual transmission in border regions and the threats of importation from Africa and Southeast Asia are the key challenges to achieve and maintain malaria elimination.

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Genetic association between the Pfk13 gene mutation and artemisinin resistance phenotype in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Yunnan Province, China

January 2, 2019 - 15:20 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Ying Dong, Jian Wang, Aiming Sun, Yan Deng, Mengni Chen, Yanchun Xu and Jingpo Xue
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:478, 18 December 2018

Although the Plasmodium isolates from Yunnan Province and those from Myanmar were collected from different sites, they still belong to the same geographical population.

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An odorant receptor from Anopheles sinensis in China is sensitive to oviposition attractants

October 16, 2018 - 14:10 -- Open Access
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Hongmei Liu, Luhong Liu, Peng Cheng, Xiaodan Huang and Maoqing Gong
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:348, 5 October 2018

AsinOrco was characterized as a new member of the Orco ortholog subfamily.

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Ready for malaria elimination: zero indigenous case reported in the People’s Republic of China

August 29, 2018 - 15:35 -- Open Access
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Jun Feng, Li Zhang, Fang Huang, Jian-Hai Yin, Hong Tu, Zhi-Gui Xia, Shui-Sen Zhou, Ning Xiao and Xiao-Nong Zhou
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:315, 29 August 2018

Malaria elimination in China is a country-led and country-owned endeavour.

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Malaria training for community health workers in the setting of elimination: a qualitative study from China

February 27, 2018 - 15:43 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Guangyu Lu, Yaobao Liu, Jinsong Wang, Xiangming Li, Xing Liu, Claudia Beiersmann, Yu Feng, Jun Cao and Olaf Müller
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:95, 23 February 2018

There is need to guarantee an ongoing good training of health workers in China on malaria aspects until the year 2020 and probably beyond.

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Epidemiological characteristics of malaria from control to elimination in Hubei Province, China, 2005–2016

February 20, 2018 - 16:11 -- Open Access
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Jing Xia, Xibao Huang, Huaxun Zhang, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:81, 15 February 2018

Hubei Province has made significant achievements in controlling and eliminating malaria; however, the region now faces some challenges associated with the increasing number and distribution of imported malaria cases.

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Receptivity to malaria in the China–Myanmar border in Yingjiang County, Yunnan Province, China

November 22, 2017 - 15:35 -- Open Access
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Tianmu Chen, Shaosen Zhang, Shui-Sen Zhou, Xuezhong Wang, Chunhai Luo, Xucan Zeng, Xiangrui Guo, Zurui Lin, Hong Tu, Xiaodong Sun and Hongning Zhou
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:478, 21 November 2017

The Anopheles community was spread across different elevation levels.

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Improving local health workers’ knowledge of malaria in the elimination phase—determinants and strategies: a cross-sectional study in rural China

May 25, 2017 - 08:10 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Ruoxi Wang, Shangfeng Tang, Zhanchun Feng, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:210, 19 May 2017

Village doctors and who served in Type 3 counties were identified as the ones in urgent need of effective training.

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Perceptions of malaria control and prevention in an era of climate change: a cross-sectional survey among CDC staff in China

April 5, 2017 - 14:46 -- Open Access
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Michael Xiaoliang Tong, Alana Hansen, Peng Bi, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:136, 31 March 2017

This study found most CDC staff endorsed the statement that climate change had a negative impact on infectious disease transmission.

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Public awareness of malaria in the middle stage of national malaria elimination programme. A cross-sectional survey in rural areas of malaria-endemic counties, China

July 23, 2016 - 17:04 -- Open Access
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Shangfeng Tang, Lu Ji, Zhanchun Feng, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:373, 19 July 2016

The public awareness of malaria needs to improve continuously. Health education campaigns should focus on basic malaria knowledge and cover target populations.

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