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Decreased bioefficacy of long-lasting insecticidal nets and the resurgence of malaria in Papua New Guinea

July 21, 2020 - 15:04 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Vinit R, Timinao L, Karl S, et al.
Reference: 
Nat Commun. 2020 Jul 20;11(1):3646

Papua New Guinea (PNG) has the highest malaria transmission outside of Africa. Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) are believed to have helped to reduce average malaria prevalence in PNG from 16% in 2008 to 1% in 2014. Since 2015 malaria in PNG has resurged significantly.

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