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

Snow RW, Trape JF, Marsh K
Trends Parasitol. 2001;17

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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.