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Volume 13, Number 5—May 2007

Research

Plague and the Human Flea, Tanzania

Anne Laudisoit*†Comments to Author , Herwig Leirs*‡, Rhodes H. Makundi§, Stefan Van Dongen*, Stephen Davis*, Simon Neerinckx*¶, Jozef Deckers¶, and Roland Libois†
Author affiliations: *University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium; †University of Liège, Liège (Sart Tilman), Belgium; ‡University of Aarhus, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark; §Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania; ¶Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium;

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Figure 1

Map of the Lushoto District of Tanzania showing locations of villages with high and low plague frequency villages. All other villages with known locations are also plotted. The solid lines represent altitude contours (200-m elevation lines). To the west, a steep escarpment demarcates the edge of the district.

Figure 1. Map of the Lushoto District of Tanzania showing locations of villages with high and low plague frequency villages. All other villages with known locations are also plotted. The solid lines represent altitude contours (200-m elevation lines). To the west, a steep escarpment demarcates the edge of the district.

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