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Volume 4, Number 2—June 1998

Dispatch

Reemergence of Plasmodium vivax Malaria in the Republic of Korea

Brian H. FeighnerComments to Author , Son Il Pak, William L. Novakoski, Lori L. Kelsey, and Daniel Strickman
Author affiliations: U.S. Army, Republic of Korea

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Table 2

Monthly distribution of Plasmodium vivax malaria cases in the Republic of Korea (ROK), by onset of disease, 1997

Month USFKa ROK Army ROK Civilian Total
Jan 0 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0 0
Mar 0 5 2 7
Apr 1 10 3 14
May 0 31 4 35
Jun 0 145 38 183
Jul 2 260 102 364
Aug 11 317 190 518
Sep 10 320 75 405
Oct 3 55 38 96
Nov 0 9 9 18
Dec 0 2 NAb 2

aUSFK, U.S. Forces-Korea.
bNA, Not available.

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