Changing Malaria Prevalence on the Kenyan Coast since 1974: Climate, Drugs and Vector Control

  title={Changing Malaria Prevalence on the Kenyan Coast since 1974: Climate, Drugs and Vector Control},
  author={Robert W. Snow and Eliud Kibuchi and Stella Wanjugu Karuri and Gilbert K. Sang and Caroline W. Gitonga and Charles Mwandawiro and Philip Bejon and Abdisalan M. Noor and Joseph A. Keating},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND Progress toward reducing the malaria burden in Africa has been measured, or modeled, using datasets with relatively short time-windows. These restricted temporal analyses may miss the wider context of longer-term cycles of malaria risk and hence may lead to incorrect inferences regarding the impact of intervention. METHODS 1147 age-corrected Plasmodium falciparum parasite prevalence (PfPR2-10) surveys among rural communities along the Kenyan coast were assembled from 1974 to 2014… CONTINUE READING
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