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Fig. 4 | Malaria Journal

Fig. 4

From: Challenges for malaria elimination in Brazil

Fig. 4

Area covered by the Atlantic Forest biome in Brazil, where pockets of bromeliad-malaria transmission persist. The extension of the Atlantic forest biome was defined by a federal law in 2006. More than 60 % of the population lives in large urban centers located in the Atlantic forest biome, thus, of the original biome area (which represents 17.4 % of the Brazilian territory), only about 8 % remains as forest. States that compose the Amazon region have their names written in uppercase

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