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A low Density of Tsetse Flies associated with a high Incidence of Sleeping Sickness

  • T. A. M. Nash (a1)
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In 1935, Dr. Anderson made a sleeping sickness survey of the Kudaru District of Zaria Emirate, Northern Nigeria, where he found a high incidence of the disease. In the extreme case of the small hamlet of Sambo, he recorded a 70 per cent, infection rate among the 43 inhabitants.

The writer followed up this survey with an entomological investigation in the late dry season, and paid particular attention to. this hamlet.

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Bulletin of Entomological Research
  • ISSN: 0007-4853
  • EISSN: 1475-2670
  • URL: /core/journals/bulletin-of-entomological-research
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