Malaria outbreak in a malaria-free region in Oman 1998: unknown impact of civil war in Africa.

@article{Baomar2000MalariaOI,
  title={Malaria outbreak in a malaria-free region in Oman 1998: unknown impact of civil war in Africa.},
  author={A Baomar and A. Mohamed},
  journal={Public health},
  year={2000},
  volume={114 6},
  pages={480-3}
}
Beginning in April 1998, the surveillance system in Dhofar region, Oman, detected malaria cases among individuals who had no risk factors for the acquisition of malaria. An investigation was conducted to describe the outbreak and to identify its possible causes. A malaria case was defined as an unexplained fever (>38 degrees C) in a resident of the Dhofar region from April to September 1998. The investigation consisted of enhanced passive case detection, active case finding through contact… CONTINUE READING

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