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Hot topic or hot air? Climate change and malaria resurgence in East African highlands.

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Climate has a significant impact on malaria incidence and we have predicted that forecast climate changes might cause some modifications to the present global distribution of malaria close to its present boundaries. However, it is quite another matter to attribute recent resurgences of malaria in the highlands of East Africa to climate change. Analyses of malaria time-series at such sites have shown that malaria incidence has increased in the absence of co-varying changes in climate. We find ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Journal:
Trends in parasitology
Volume:
18
Issue:
12
Pages:
530-534
Publication date:
2002-12-01
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EISSN:
1471-5007
ISSN:
1471-4922
Source identifiers:
32273
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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