Malaria vectors in the changing environment of the southern Punjab, Pakistan.

@article{Klinkenberg2004MalariaVI,
  title={Malaria vectors in the changing environment of the southern Punjab, Pakistan.},
  author={Eveline Klinkenberg and Flemming Konradsen and Nathaly Herrel and Muhammad Haroon Mukhtar and Wim van der Hoek and Felix Prashantha Amerasinghe},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={2004},
  volume={98 7},
  pages={442-9}
}
The Pakistani Punjab experienced several devastating malaria epidemics during the twentieth century. Since the 1980s, however, malaria has been at a low ebb, while in other areas of Pakistan and neighbouring India malaria is on the increase. This raises the question of whether transmission in the Pakistani Punjab may have been influenced by a change in vector species abundance or composition, possibly induced by environmental changes. To investigate this question, routinely-collected government… CONTINUE READING

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