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Malaria disaster in Africa.

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Chloroquine resistance is spreading across Africa. Trape et al. examined mortality patterns in 3 areas of Senegal over a period of 11 years, during which chloroquine resistance first emerged there. There has been a considerable increase in malaria-specific mortality in all 3 areas, areas which differ in levels of malaria endemicity and health care provision. In each case, the increase began when chloroquine resistance was first noted. The risk of death from malaria in 2 of the areas more than...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Lancet More from this journal
Volume:
352
Issue:
9132
Pages:
924
Publication date:
1998-09-01
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Language:
English
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pubs:140068
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uuid:6ab70890-996d-42b0-9ee7-10302308f4c6
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pubs:140068
Source identifiers:
140068
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2012-12-19

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