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Fig. 2 | Malaria Journal

Fig. 2

From: Challenges for malaria elimination in Brazil

Fig. 2

Extension of the malaria endemic areas in Brazil in 1960 and 2014. The figure shows how the malaria map in Brazil shrunk between 1960 and 2014. Currently, transmission is virtually limited to the Amazon Basin, an area that covers 60 % of the Brazilian territory and houses 13.4 % of the country’s population. States that compose the Amazon region have their names written in uppercase. Data obtained from the National Malaria Prevention and Control Program, Ministry of Health of Brazil

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