Border malaria characters of reemerging vivax malaria in the Republic of Korea.

@article{Kho1999BorderMC,
  title={Border malaria characters of reemerging vivax malaria in the Republic of Korea.},
  author={Weon Gyu Kho and Jin Young Jang and Sung Tae Hong and Hyeong Woo Lee and Won Ja Lee and Jong Soo Lee},
  journal={The Korean journal of parasitology},
  year={1999},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={
          71-6
        }
}
Since 1993, the number of vivax malaria cases has increased every year in the northern part of the Republic of Korea (ROK). This study was designed to characterize factors related to the reemergence of malaria in the ROK. A total of 21 cases diagnosed in 1993 and 1994 distributed sporadically in the narrow zone along the demilitarized zone (DMZ). Of total 317 civilian inhabitant cases reported in 1994-1997, 287 cases were studied and 80.8% of them resided within 10 km from the southern border… CONTINUE READING

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