Role of Anopheles baimaii: potential vector of epidemic outbreak in Tripura, North-east India

Nilanju Pran Sarmah, Ipshita Pal Bhowmik, Devojit Kumar Sarma, Chandra Kanta Sharma, Gajendra Kumar Medhi, Pradyumno Kishore Mohapatra, Jagadish Mahanta, Dibya Ranjan Bhattacharyya
2019 Journal of global health reports  
Malaria is one of the foremost public health concerns in north-east India. The state of Tripura, belonging to north-east India recently reported an outbreak of malaria during 2014 with thousands of positive cases and several deaths due to malaria. The epidemic has occurred mainly in the high transmission areas affecting the young population. This study was undertaken to find out the vector species responsible for the outbreak.
doi:10.29392/joghr.3.e2019036 fatcat:wrt64wxhrzenfk2zz5cvjklmey