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Restricted | The changing limits and incidence of malaria in Africa: 1939-2009

May 7, 2012 - 14:08 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Snow RW, Amratia P, Kabaria CW, Noor AM, Marsh K
Advances in Parasitology, 78: 169-262

Understanding the historical, temporal changes of malaria risk following control efforts in Africa provides a unique insight into what has been and might be archived towards a long-term ambition of elimination on the continent. 


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Open Access | Review: History of the discovery of the malaria parasites and their vectors

February 4, 2010 - 13:43 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Cox FE
Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:5 (1 February 2010)

This article traces the main events and stresses the importance of comparative studies in that, apart from the initial discovery of parasites in the blood, every subsequent discovery has been based on studies on non-human malaria parasites and related organisms.

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'Mosquito: The fascinating world of public enemy number I' is out

November 27, 2009 - 11:22 -- Bart G.J. Knols

'Mug: De fascinerende wereld van volksvijand nummer I' went on sale in Dutch bookstores last Friday. The book (in Dutch) was written for the general public, to become familiarised with the difficulties of controlling diseases like malaria in developing countries. Given the absence of malaria in the Netherlands since 1959, the Dutch population has now lived for five decades without the threat of a mosquito-borne disease. There is therefore remarkably little general knowledge about mosquito-borne diseases, notably malaria.

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