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

April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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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 at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In this lecture, Buckee will talk about  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.