Volume 13, Number 10—October 2007
THEME ISSUE Global Poverty and Human Development
Plague Reappearance in Algeria after 50 Years, 2003
Eric Bertherat* , Souad Bekhoucha†, Saada Chougrani‡, Fathia Razik†, Jean B. Duchemin§, Leila Houti‡, Larbi Deharib‡, Corinne Fayolle¶, Banaouda Makrerougrass‡, Radia Dali-Yahia†, Ramdan Bellal†, Leila Belhabri, Amina Chaieb*, Evgueni Tikhomirov*, and Elisabeth Carniel¶
Author affiliations: *World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; †University Hospital, Oran, Algeria; ‡University of Medicine, Oran, Algeria; §Centre d'Etude et de Recherche pour les Meningocoques et les Schistosomiases, Niamey, Niger; ¶Institut Pasteur, Paris, France; and #Institut Pasteur, Oran, Algeria;
Figure. Geographic distribution of plague cases, Oran region, June–July 2003. Boundaries and names shown and the designations used on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the World Health Organization (WHO) concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city, or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. Dotted lines on maps represent approximate border lines for which there may not yet be full agreement. Data source: Ministry of Health Algeria. Map production: Public Health Mapping and GIS, Communicable Diseases, WHO. Copyright WHO, 2006. Used with permission.
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