Prospects for Malaria Elimination in Mesoamerica and Hispaniola

Abstract

Malaria remains endemic in 21 countries of the American continent with an estimated 427,000 cases per year. Approximately 10% of these occur in the Mesoamerican and Caribbean regions. During the last decade, malaria transmission in Mesoamerica showed a decrease of ~85%; whereas, in the Caribbean region, Hispaniola (comprising the Dominican Republic [DR] and… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003700

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