Introduction to Malaria Problem in India
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Introduction to Malaria Problem in India Vedic Period to Early 1950s by B. L. Raina

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Published by South Asia Books .
Written in English


  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • India,
  • Parasitic Diseases,
  • Reference

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13142187M
ISBN 108171691080
ISBN 109788171691081

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