Hitting hotspots: spatial targeting of malaria for control and elimination

PLoS Med. 2012 Jan;9(1):e1001165. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001165. Epub 2012 Jan 31.


Teun Bousema and colleagues argue that targeting malaria “hotspots” is a highly efficient way to reduce malaria transmission at all levels of transmission intensity.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Disease Eradication
  • Humans
  • Malaria / epidemiology
  • Malaria / prevention & control*
  • Malaria / transmission*
  • Mosquito Control*