Swat That Mosquito: Estimating the Decline of Malaria in Georgia 1937-1947

  • Carl T. Kitchens
  • Published 2012


Between 1930 and 1950, malaria rates in the southeast United States went from infecting over thirty percent of the population to nearly zero. Several factors have been put forward as causes for the decline in malaria mortality and morbidity rates: increased public works targeting malaria, newly developed insecticides, and out migration of the rural poor to… (More)


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