Possible Interruption of Malaria Transmission, Highland Kenya, 2007–2008
Chandy C. John , Melissa A. Riedesel, Ng’wena G. Magak, Kim A. Lindblade, David M. Menge, James S. Hodges, John M. Vulule, and Willis Akhwale
Author affiliations: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (C.C. John, M.A. Riedesel, D.M. Menge); Moi University School of Medicine, Eldoret, Kenya (N.G. Magak); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (K.A. Lindblade); University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (J.S. Hodges); Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisian, Kenya (J.M. Vulule); Ministry of Health, Nairobi, Kenya (W. Akhwale)
Figure 1. Malaria incidence and number of patients seen at health dispensaries in 2 highland areas of western Kenya, April 2003–March 2008. A) Monthly incidence of malaria/1,000 persons in Kipsamoite. B) Monthly incidence of malaria/1,000 persons in Kapsisiywa. C) No. patients who came to the Kipsamoite health dispensary. D) No. patients who came to the Kapsisiywa health dispensary. Gaps in panels A and B indicate that no data were collected during these periods. Arrows indicate when indoor residual spraying was conducted in the 2 areas.
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