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Models for Malaria

  • Fred Brauer
  • Carlos Castillo-Chavez
  • Zhilan Feng
Chapter
Part of the Texts in Applied Mathematics book series (TAM, volume 69)

Abstract

Malaria is one of the most important diseases transmitted by vectors. The vectors for many vector-transmitted diseases are mosquitoes or other insects which tend to be more common in warmer climates. One influence of climate change in coming years may be to extend the regions where mosquitoes can thrive and thus to cause the spread of vector-transmitted diseases geographically.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fred Brauer
    • 1
  • Carlos Castillo-Chavez
    • 2
  • Zhilan Feng
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  2. 2.Mathematical and Computational Modeling Center (MCMSC), Department of Mathematics and StatisticsArizona State UniversityTempeUSA
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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