An analysis of the prevalence of malaria in Turkey over the last 85 years

Piyal, Birgul
Akdur, Recep
Ocaktan, Esin
Yozgatlıgil, Ceylan
Background: Affecting 106 countries, malaria is a major global burden. Though intensive antimalaria efforts in Turkey have been successful in bringing down the number of cases, historically malaria was a serious public health concern.


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B. Piyal, R. Akdur, E. Ocaktan, and C. Yozgatlıgil, “An analysis of the prevalence of malaria in Turkey over the last 85 years,” PATHOGENS AND GLOBAL HEALTH, pp. 30–34, 2013, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: