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Acta Amazonica

Print version ISSN 0044-5967On-line version ISSN 1809-4392

Abstract

HAYES, Jack  and  FERRARONI, José João. Ocorrência de malária numa estrada recém-construída no Amazonas. Acta Amaz. [online]. 1978, vol.8, n.3, pp.397-407. ISSN 0044-5967.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-43921978083397.

The majority of malaria cases in Amazonia for the past few years has been on the newly opened roads: BR-174 (Manaus/Boa Vista) e BR-319 (Manaus/Porto Velho). This research describies the impact of malaria on the colonist along a 100 km section of BR-174 North of rio Urubu. Malaria statistics for this area are presented and the results of a survey of 163 residences. Recommendations given to lower the potential threat of malaria for the colonists on future roads in Amazon basin.

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