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The Impact of Gold Mining on the Feasibility of Malaria Elimination in the Amazon

Portrait of Caroline Buckee
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A presentation from 2021–2022 Joy Foundation Fellow Caroline Buckee

Caroline Buckee is a professor of epidemiology and the associate director of the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is writing a book focused on the impact of gold mining on the epidemiology and control of malaria in the Amazon rainforest while concurrently examining infectious disease epidemiology as a field of study, using malaria as an example.

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