Statistics from Altmetric.com
There is currently no licensed malaria vaccine. Protection against malaria is dependent on use of insecticide-treated nets, other vector control measures and drug treatment. These have reduced the burden of disease over the past decade, but it remains unacceptably high.1 Malaria transmission is heterogeneous and there are particular challenges presented by hotspots of transmission and by reservoirs of asymptomatic infections that serve to maintain transmission. In addition, there are growing concerns about the spread of drug resistance, and of insecticide resistance that can reduce the benefits of treated bednets or spraying.2 ,3 …
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.