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Climate change and the resurgence of malaria in the East African highlands.

Abstract:

The public health and economic consequences of Plasmodium falciparum malaria are once again regarded as priorities for global development. There has been much speculation on whether anthropogenic climate change is exacerbating the malaria problem, especially in areas of high altitude where P. falciparum transmission is limited by low temperature. The International Panel on Climate Change has concluded that there is likely to be a net extension in the distribution of malaria and an increase in...

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10.1038/415905a

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Randolph, SE More by this author
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Journal:
Nature
Volume:
415
Issue:
6874
Pages:
905-909
Publication date:
2002-02-05
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EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
URN:
uuid:4cf11cf2-0bb1-4e83-be02-edc093448900
Source identifiers:
32058
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pubs:32058

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