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The global distribution and population at risk of malaria: past, present, and future.

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The aim of this review was to use geographic information systems in combination with historical maps to quantify the anthropogenic impact on the distribution of malaria in the 20th century. The nature of the cartographic record enabled global and regional patterns in the spatial limits of malaria to be investigated at six intervals between 1900 and 2002. Contemporaneous population surfaces also allowed changes in the numbers of people living in areas of malaria risk to be quantified. These da...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Journal:
The Lancet. Infectious diseases
Volume:
4
Issue:
6
Pages:
327-336
Publication date:
2004-06-05
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EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
URN:
uuid:0e80ab6c-41e0-4c94-92a7-f416c78689a4
Source identifiers:
32725
Local pid:
pubs:32725

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