Effects of environmental change on malaria in the Amazon region of Brazil

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Takken, W.; Tarso Vilarinhos, de, P.; Schneider, P.; Santos, dos, F.;
  • Subject: Laboratory of Entomology | Microbiological Laboratory | Microbiologie | Laboratorium voor Entomologie | Microbiology | Laboratorium voor Microbiologie | PE&RC
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

Malaria is endemic in Brazil, affecting mostly the Amazon states. Whereas 50 years ago good progress was made towards its control, since the opening up of the Amazon region for forestry, agriculture and livestock activities, the disease has rapidly increased in incidenc... View more
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