In China’s province Hainan, the temporal and spatial variations of malaria epidemic were analysed and areas and seasons with a higher risk were identified at a fine geographic scale from 2005 to 2009. The results showed malaria cases are most likely cluster in three villages in Hainan with the south area of Nanqiao town as the most likely to have a significantly high occurrence of malaria. The study helped with clarifying the epidemiology of malaria and prioritizing the resource assignment and investigation of malaria on a finer geographical scale in endemic areas.
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