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Trends Parasitol. 2001 Dec;17(12):593-7.

The past, present and future of childhood malaria mortality in Africa.

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  • 1The Wellcome Trust/Kenya Medical Research Institute Collaborative Programme, PO Box 43640, Nairobi, Kenya. rsnow@wtnairobi.minicom.net

Abstract

During the past few years, there has been a historic series of declarations of renewed commitment to malaria control in Africa. Whether the burden of malaria is increasing in Africa is a moot point. This article attempts to re-construct the evidence for the trends in childhood mortality as a result of Plasmodium falciparum infection over the last century in Africa.

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