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Volume 4, Number 3—September 1998
ICEID 1998

Zoonotic and Vector-borne Issues

Resurgent Vector-Borne Diseases as a Global Health Problem

Duane J. GublerComments to Author 
Author affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

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Table 1

Successful vector-borne disease control/elimination programs

Disease Location Year
Yellow fever Cuba 1900-1901
Yellow fever Panama 1904
Yellow fever Brazil 1932
Anopheles gambiae
infestation Brazil 1938
An. gambiae
infestation Egypt 1942
Louse-bornetyphus Italy 1942
Malaria Sardinia 1946
Yellow fever
(Aedes aegypti) Americas 1947-1970
Malaria Americas 1954-1975
Malaria Global 1955-1975
Yellow fever West Africa 1950-1970
Onchocerciasis West Africa 1974-present
Bancroftian filariasis South Pacific 1970s
Chagasdisease South America 1991-present

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