Malaria in Zhejiang Province, China, from 2005 to 2014.
Bottom Line: Of all cases, 68% of cases contracted Plasmodium vivax, 27% of cases contracted P. falciparum, and two cases contracted P. malariae.The median age was 33 years, and 1,892 cases occurred in persons aged 20-50 years.The proportion of businessmen increased and the proportion of migrant laborers decreased in recent years.
Affiliation: Zhejiang Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Hangzhou, China.Show MeSH
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Mentions: Malaria cases were reported in all 11 cities of Zhejiang Province from 2005 to 2014. However, malaria cases from Ningbo, Jinhua, Taizhou, Wenzhou, and Hangzhou accounted for 79% of cases, and these five cities reported 582, 494, 425, 345, and 308 malaria cases, respectively (Figure 5Figure 5.
Affiliation: Zhejiang Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Hangzhou, China.