A spatial predictive model for malaria resurgence in central Greece integrating entomological, environmental and social data

@article{Pergantas2017ASP,
  title={A spatial predictive model for malaria resurgence in central Greece integrating entomological, environmental and social data},
  author={Panagiotis Pergantas and Andreas Tsatsaris and Chrisovalantis Malesios and Georgia Kriparakou and Nikolaos Demiris and Yiannis Tselentis},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2017},
  volume={12}
}
Malaria constitutes an important cause of human mortality. After 2009 Greece experienced a resurgence of malaria. Here, we develop a model-based framework that integrates entomological, geographical, social and environmental evidence in order to guide the mosquito control efforts and apply this framework to data from an entomological survey study conducted in Central Greece. Our results indicate that malaria transmission risk in Greece is potentially substantial. In addition, specific districts… Expand
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