Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, March 15th, 2005
According to investigators in the United States, "Malaria is a major public health problem for countries in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC).
"While the endemicity of malaria varies enormously across this region, many of the countries have districts that are prone to periodic epidemics, which can be regional in their extent, and to resurgent outbreaks that are much more localized."
"These epidemics are frequently triggered by climate anomalies and often follow periods of drought. Many parts of Southern Africa have suffered rainfall...
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