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New online Malaria map

Heard about this on the news the other day. Hope it's useful.

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ScienceDaily (Mar. 30, 2009)
The most detailed map ever created of malaria risk worldwide is published by an international team of researchers funded by the Wellcome Trust. The Malaria Atlas Project (MAP) will be a powerful tool for helping target malaria control programmes and suggests that elimination of malaria in three-quarters of the world's at-risk areas might be less difficult than previously thought.

Details of the map are published in the open access journal PLoS Medicine and are available online at[/I]
MAP | Malaria Atlas Project

Article continues... Most Detailed Malaria Map Ever Highlights Hope And Challenges Facing Global Community
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this is fantastic. at gapyear.com, their malaria map has the southern hemisphere (bingo oz and NZ) as being a complete malaria zone. its great to have a map that actually shows the severity of the disease in each country. heres to the big wipe out, lets get this bugger off our planet
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