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BioMed Research International
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 8560519, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8560519
Research Article

Climate Change Is Increasing the Risk of the Reemergence of Malaria in Romania

1Department of Clinics, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, “Ion Ionescu de la Brad” University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, 3 M. Sadoveanu, 700490 Iasi, Romania
2Department of Physics, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, 11 Carol I, 700506 Iasi, Romania
3“Dr. Victor Babes” Infectious and Tropical Diseases Clinical Hospital, 281 Mihai Bravu, District 3, Bucharest, Romania

Received 18 February 2016; Revised 28 June 2016; Accepted 7 August 2016

Academic Editor: Patricia Salgueiro

Copyright © 2016 Larisa Ivanescu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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