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Volume 17, Number 9—September 2011


High Rates of Malaria among US Military Members Born in Malaria-Endemic Countries, 2002–2010

Ellen R. WertheimerComments to Author , John F. Brundage, and Mark M. Fukuda
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA (E.R. Wertheimer, J.F. Brundage, M.M. Fukuda); General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Virginia, USA (E.R. Wertheimer)

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Numbers of malaria infections among 107 active component military members born in malaria-endemic countries, US Armed Forces, 2002–2010

Birthplace Presumed location of malaria acquisition, no. infections
Birth country Unknown Other than birth country
Western Africa 35 27 7
Other malaria-endemic locations 8 2 28

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