Vade Retro Malaria: The Vagaries of Eradication Campaigns

  • Georges Snounou
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 2013)


This paper provides, rather than a systematic review on malaria eradication attempts in history, a personal perspective on the currents that shaped past control strategies and, more briefly, on the prospects of current strategies. This essay is intentionally opinionated.

Key words

Malaria Control Elimination Eradication History 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Georges Snounou
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  1. 1.IDMIT Department, IBFJ, DRFCEA-Université Paris Sud 11-INSERM U1184, Immunology of Viral Infections and Autoimmune Diseases (IMVA)Fontenay-aux-RosesFrance

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