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“Going ‘the Last Mile’ to eliminate malaria” in Myanmar?

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This article explores the question of how malaria “ends” in Myanmar, since malaria has been categorized both as an epidemic and as being endemic on seemingly countless occasions. The example of malaria reveals some of the limitations of understanding a disease within a single category of experience, such as an “epidemic.” In the case of malaria, epidemic is a shifting term that is best understood as being the point at which health authorities decide to intervene in the disease, rather than as...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1484/J.CNT.5.129439

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2518-0701
Publisher:
Brepols Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
Centaurus - Journal of the European Society for the History of Science Journal website
Volume:
64
Issue:
1
Pages:
119-132
Publication date:
2022-05-19
Acceptance date:
2021-12-18
DOI:
EISSN:
1600-0498
ISSN:
0008-8994
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1238636
Local pid:
pubs:1238636
Deposit date:
2022-02-23

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