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Residual Malaria: Limitations of Current Vector Control Strategies to Eliminate Transmission in Residual Foci

April 29, 2021 - 08:56 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Rodriguez MH
Reference: 
J Infect Dis. 2021 Apr 27;223(Supplement_2):S55-S60

The transmission of Plasmodium parasites in residual foci is currently a major roadblock for malaria elimination. Human activities and behavior, along with outdoor biting mosquitoes with opportunistic feeding preferences are the main causes of the inefficacy of the main vector control interventions, long lasting insecticide-impregnated nets and insecticide residual spraying.

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