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Mapping Plasmodium falciparum mortality in Africa between 1990 and 2015

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Background Malaria control has not been routinely informed by the assessment of subnational variation in malaria deaths. We combined data from the Malaria Atlas Project and the Global Burden of Disease Study to estimate malaria mortality across sub-Saharan Africa on a grid of 5 km(2) from 1990 through 2015. Methods We estimated malaria mortality using a spatiotemporal modeling framework of geolocated data (i.e., with known latitude and longitude) on the clinical incidence of malaria, coverage...

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10.1056/NEJMoa1606701

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Human Genetics Wt Centre
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Gething, PW
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Gething, PW
Publisher:
Massachusetts Medical Society Publisher's website
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New England Journal of Medicine Journal website
Volume:
375
Pages:
2435-2445
Publication date:
2016-10-10
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1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
Pubs id:
pubs:649970
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uri:dfb96283-1338-4441-8098-b9ce874677f4
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uuid:dfb96283-1338-4441-8098-b9ce874677f4
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pubs:649970
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