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A climate-based distribution model of malaria transmission in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Malaria remains the single largest threat to child survival in sub-Saharan Africa and warrants long-term investment for control. Previous malaria distribution maps have been vague and arbitrary. Marlies Craig, Bob Snow and David le Sueur here describe a simple numerical approach to defining distribution of malaria transmission, based upon biological constraints of climate on parasite and vector development. The model compared well with contemporary field data and historical 'expert opinion' m...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Parasitology today (Personal ed.)
Volume:
15
Issue:
3
Pages:
105-111
Publication date:
1999-03-05
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ISSN:
0169-4758
URN:
uuid:db51bcb9-9d85-4540-85f5-901f6923ea9d
Source identifiers:
102274
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pubs:102274

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