Volume 16, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Two cases of introduced vivax malaria occurred in 1964 and 1965 at Fort Benning, Georgia, in military dependents. The probable index case was in a serviceman who had been stationed in Korea. Evidence suggests that both cases resulted from local transmission by .

There have been five documented introductions of malaria into the continental United States since 1952; was the etiologic agent in all five instances. Servicemen who had been stationed in South Korea were thought to have had the probable index cases in three of the five introductions.


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