Malaria Vector Control Still Matters despite Insecticide Resistance.

@article{Alout2017MalariaVC,
  title={Malaria Vector Control Still Matters despite Insecticide Resistance.},
  author={Haoues Alout and Pierrick Labb{\'e} and Fabrice Chandre and Anna Cohuet},
  journal={Trends in parasitology},
  year={2017},
  volume={33 8},
  pages={
          610-618
        }
}

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