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Volume 13, Number 9—September 2007

Dispatch

Malaria Reemergence in Northern Afghanistan

Michael K. Faulde*Comments to Author , Ralf Hoffmann*, Khair M. Fazilat†, and Achim Hoerauf‡
Author affiliations: *Central Institute of the Bundeswehr Medical Service, Koblenz, Germany; †Provincial Malaria Unit, Kundoz, Afghanistan; ‡University Clinic Bonn, Bonn, Germany;

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Estimated annual malaria incidence rates, Kundoz Province, northern Afghanistan, 2001–2005*

Year Plasmodium falciparum 
malaria incidence P. vivax malaria incidence Total malaria incidence
2001 0.49 6.01 6.50
2002 4.39 13.36 17.76
2003 2.21 10.60 12.82
2004 0.19 10.42 10.62
2005 000.88 3.57 3.58

*Cases per 1,000 population.

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