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Unformatted text preview: Announcements • Last PLQs will be posted today • Final iClicker update (to Compass) will take place Wednesday Dec. 9 • Last Online HW #9 is due tomorrow • Op-Ed papers due in lecture on Wed. Make sure to put TAs name on front page . Resistance in Malaria one arms race after another Where can resistance arise? Anopheles resistance to Plasmodium Human resistance to Plasmodium Anopheles resistance to human insecticides Plasmodium resistance to antimalarial drugs Malaria Rates in India Vector control killing Anopheles to prevent infectious bites DDT still one of the most commonly detected pesticides in breast milk DDT stays in the environment for as long as 90 years Vector control killing Anopheles to prevent infectious bites Banned in US in 1972 Still used today to control Anopheles in malaria regions “Banned” throughout most of the world in 2004 Malaria Rates in India Insecticide resistance Anopheles resistance to insecticides Chandre et al. 1999. Bull. World Health Organization, 77(3): 230-234 What causes resistance to insecticides?...
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