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Urbanization, malaria transmission and disease burden in Africa.

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Many attempts have been made to quantify Africa's malaria burden but none has addressed how urbanization will affect disease transmission and outcome, and therefore mortality and morbidity estimates. In 2003, 39% of Africa's 850 million people lived in urban settings; by 2030, 54% of Africans are expected to do so. We present the results of a series of entomological, parasitological and behavioural meta-analyses of studies that have investigated the effect of urbanization on malaria in Africa...

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10.1038/nrmicro1069

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Nature reviews. Microbiology More from this journal
Volume:
3
Issue:
1
Pages:
81-90
Publication date:
2005-01-01
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EISSN:
1740-1534
ISSN:
1740-1526
Language:
English
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pubs:32942
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uuid:61cb2912-4ec0-4ed1-82a3-0268d93481ea
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32942
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2012-12-19

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