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Vulnerability to snakebite envenoming: A global mapping of hotspots

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Snakebite envenoming is a frequently overlooked cause of mortality and morbidity. Data for snake ecology and existing snakebite interventions are scarce, limiting accurate burden estimation initiatives. Low global awareness stunts new interventions, adequate health resources, and available health care. Therefore, we aimed to synthesise currently available data to identify the most vulnerable populations at risk of snakebite, and where additional data to manage this glo...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; NDM Experimental Medicine
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
095066
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Name:
Swiss National Science Foundation
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Name:
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Publisher:
Elsevier
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Publication date:
2018-07-17
Acceptance date:
2018-05-24
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Pmid:
30017551
Language:
English
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pubs:891045
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uuid:0b751d5e-4a59-4222-8c25-c32b3daec251
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pubs:891045
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891045
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2018-07-27

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