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Space-time clustering characteristics of malaria in bhutan at the end stages of elimination

Wangdi, Kinley; Penjor, Kinley; Tobgyal; Lawpoolsri, Saranath; Price, Ric N; Gething, Peter W.; Gray, Darren; Fonseca, Elivelton Da Silva; Clements, Archie C. A.


Malaria in Bhutan has fallen significantly over the last decade. As Bhutan attempts to eliminate malaria in 2022, this study aimed to characterize the space–time clustering of malaria from 2010 to 2019. Malaria data were obtained from the Bhutan Vector-Borne Disease Control Program data repository. Spatial and space–time cluster analyses of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax cases were conducted at the sub-district level from 2010 to 2019 using Kulldorff’s space–time scan statistic. A...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph18115553
Access Rights: Open Access


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