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Open Access | A progressive declining in the burden of malaria in north-eastern Tanzania

July 27, 2010 - 13:50 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Mmbando BP, Vestergaard LS, Kitua AY, Lemnge MM, Theander TG, Lusingu JP
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:216 (23 July 2010)

There has been a marked decline in malaria in the study villages during the past few years. This decline is likely to be due to a combination of factors that include improved access to malaria treatment provided by the trained village helpers, protection from mosquitoes by increased availability of insecticide-impregnated bed nets and a reduced vector density.

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