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Malaria's indirect contribution to all-cause mortality in the Andaman Islands during the colonial era.

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Malaria has a substantial secondary effect on other causes of mortality. From the 19th century, malaria epidemics in the Andaman Islands' penal colony were initiated by the brackish swamp-breeding malaria vector Anopheles sundaicus and fuelled by the importation of new prisoners. Malaria was a major determinant of the highly variable all-cause mortality rate (correlation coefficient r(2)=0.60, n=68, p<0.0001) from 1872 to 1939. Directly attributed malaria mortality based on post-mortem exa...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Lancet. Infectious diseases
Volume:
8
Issue:
9
Pages:
564-570
Publication date:
2008-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
Source identifiers:
210040
Language:
English
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uuid:a02d0fa9-b48f-4fcc-a2f3-0b022f68806c
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pubs:210040
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2013-11-16

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