The prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum in sub-Saharan Africa since 1900

Nature64.80
Volume: 550, Issue: 7677, Pages: 515 - 518
Published: Oct 1, 2017
Abstract
Malaria transmission is influenced by climate, land use and deliberate interventions. Recent declines have been observed in malaria transmission. Here we show that the African continent has witnessed a long-term decline in the prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum from 40% prevalence in the period 1900-1929 to 24% prevalence in the period 2010-2015, a trend that has been interrupted by periods of rapidly increasing or decreasing transmission. The...
Paper Details
Title
The prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum in sub-Saharan Africa since 1900
Published Date
Oct 1, 2017
Journal
Volume
550
Issue
7677
Pages
515 - 518
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