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The recent sharp rise in the death rate from malaria in the United States1 serves as a sharp reminder that the problem of malarial control in this country is not yet solved. To many of us, at least those of us who do not live in a malarial district, it is somewhat surprising to read that over 4,500 died from malaria in this country in 1934, and that the morbidity rate for that year was probably over 5,000,000 cases. Superficially the problem seems a simple one—exterminate the mosquito. Past experience indicates that any effective method of control does indeed depend
BIOLOGICAL FACTORS IN MALARIAL CONTROL. Ann Intern Med. ;10:122–123. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-1-122
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(1):122-123.
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