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Changing epidemiology and challenges of malaria in China towards elimination

Changing epidemiology and challenges of malaria in China towards elimination Background Historically, malaria had been a widespread disease in China. A national plan was launched in China in 2010, aiming to eliminate malaria by 2020. In 2017, no indigenous cases of malaria were detected in China for the first time. To provide evidence for precise …

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High-resolution gridded population datasets for Latin America and the Caribbean in 2010, 2015, and 2020

High-resolution gridded population datasets for Latin America and the Caribbean in 2010, 2015, and 2020 The Latin America and the Caribbean region is one of the most urbanized regions in the world, with a total population of around 630 million that is expected to increase by 25% by 2050. In this context, detailed and contemporary …

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Assessing the impact of coordinated COVID-19 exit strategies across Europe

As rates of new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases decline across Europe owing to nonpharmaceutical interventions such as social distancing policies and lockdown measures, countries require guidance on how to ease restrictions while minimizing the risk of resurgent outbreaks. We use mobility and case data to quantify how coordinated exit strategies could delay continental resurgence …

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