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PLoS Pathogens Issue Image | Vol. 11(5) May 2015

PLoS Pathogens Issue Image | Vol. 11(5) May 2015

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Borneo longhouse and forest.

Human malaria parasite species were originally acquired from other primate hosts and subsequently became endemic, then spread throughout large parts of the world. A major zoonosis is now occurring with Plasmodium knowlesi from macaques in Southeast Asia, with a recent acceleration in numbers of reported cases particularly in Malaysia. Divis et al.

Image Credit: Balbir Singh

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Borneo longhouse and forest.

Human malaria parasite species were originally acquired from other primate hosts and subsequently became endemic, then spread throughout large parts of the world. A major zoonosis is now occurring with Plasmodium knowlesi from macaques in Southeast Asia, with a recent acceleration in numbers of reported cases particularly in Malaysia. Divis et al.

Image Credit: Balbir Singh

https://doi.org/10.1371/image.ppat.v11.i05.g001