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Figure 3

From: Analysis of the causes of spawning of large-scale, severe malarial epidemics and their rapid total extinction in western Provence, historically a highly endemic region of France (1745–1850)

Figure 3

Marseille climate diagram for the 1745–1850 period. Average temperatures (solid line) and precipitation (broken line). The horizontal blue and red lines indicate minimal temperatures required for P. vivax (15°C) and P. falciparum (18°C) development, respectively. These figures are not precise thresholds, but they illustrate a climate above which temperatures are generally favourable for transmission.

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