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Identifying residual hotspots and mapping lower respiratory infection morbidity and mortality in African children from 2000 to 2017

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Lower respiratory infections (LRIs) are the leading cause of death in children under the age of 5, despite the existence of vaccines against many of their aetiologies. Furthermore, more than half of these deaths occur in Africa. Geospatial models can provide highly detailed estimates of trends subnationally, at the level where implementation of health policies has the greatest impact. We used Bayesian geostatistical modelling to estimate LRI incidence, prevalence and mortality in children und...

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Peer reviewed

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ORCID:
0000-0003-1056-7919
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Medical Research Council
Grant:
MR/R015600/1
Publisher:
Nature Research
Journal:
Nature Microbiology More from this journal
Volume:
4
Issue:
12
Pages:
2310-2318
Publication date:
2019-09-30
Acceptance date:
2019-08-15
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EISSN:
2058-5276
Pmid:
31570869
Language:
English
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1060494
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pubs:1060494
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2020-04-07

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