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The scientific study of malaria, including the molecular biology of malaria parasites, the immunologic study of host-parasite interactions, the entomology of anopheline mosquitoes, the epidemiology of malaria, including mathematical models of epidemic and endemic malaria, use and evaluation of preventive and treatment regimens, and the quest for vaccines, as well as for effective treatment regimens. Few diseases have generated such sustained intense study, which is fitting since this is one of the world's largest unsolved public health problems.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.


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