A malaria model tested in the African savannah.

@article{Dietz1974AMM,
  title={A malaria model tested in the African savannah.},
  author={Klaus Dietz and Louis Molineaux and Andrea G Thomas},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={1974},
  volume={50 3-4},
  pages={347-57}
}
A new mathematical model of malaria has been developed for comparing the effects of alternative control measures. It describes both the temporal changes of the P. falciparum infection rate and the immunity level of the population as a function of the dynamics and characteristics of the vector populations, which are summarized in the concept of vectorial capacity. A critical vectorial capacity is specified, below which malaria cannot maintain itself at an endemic level. The model has been tested… CONTINUE READING
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