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Title: The role of vectors in emerging and re-emerging diseases in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Authors: Rathor, H.R.
Issue Date: 1996
Language: English
Abstract: Considerable attention has recently been drawn at a global level to the serious threat to humans by the new, emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. Among the infectious vector-borne diseases, dengue, dengue haemorrhagic fever, yellow fever, plague, malaria, leishmaniasis, rodent-borne viruses and arboviruses are considered to be persisting, and sometimes re-emerging, with serious threats to human health. In the Eastern Mediterranean Region, dengue, malaria and leishmaniasis are the significant vector-borne diseases. This article discusses the role of vectors in the re-emergence of malaria, leishmaniasis and dengue fever and their control
Description: 61-67
Keywords: Malaria
Subject: Disease Vectors
ISSN: 1020-3397
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