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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.

Type

Journal article

Journal

Trends Parasitol

Publication Date

12/2001

Volume

17

Pages

593 - 597

Keywords

Africa, Animals, Child, Preschool, Humans, Infant, Infant, Newborn, Malaria Vaccines, Malaria, Falciparum, Plasmodium falciparum, Sickness Impact Profile, Time Factors