Increased threat of urban malaria from anopheles stephensi mosquitoes, africa

Willem Takken*, Steve Lindsay

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Malaria continues to be a major health threat in Africa, mainly in rural areas. Recently, the urban malaria vector Anopheles stephensi invaded Djibouti and Ethiopia, potentially spreading to other areas of Africa. Urgent action is needed to prevent urban malaria epidemics from emergingand causing a public health disaster.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1431-1433
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume25
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2019

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