• Publications
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Dracunculiasis in Africa in 1986: its geographic extent, incidence, and at-risk population.
  • S. Watts
  • Geography, Medicine
  • The American journal of tropical medicine and…
  • 1 July 1987
This paper presents a preliminary assessment of the geographic extent and estimates of the incidence and the population at risk of dracunculiasis in Africa. Nineteen countries are known to beExpand
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SARS: A Case Study in Emerging Infections
1. Introduction 2. Environmental and social influences on emerging infectious diseases: past, present, and future 3. Evolutionary genetics and the emergence of SARS coronavirus 4. Influenza as aExpand
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The impact of a UNICEF-assisted rural water project on the prevalence of guinea worm disease in Asa, Kwara State, Nigeria.
This paper demonstrates that protected water supplies, in the form of boreholes, can reduce the prevalence of dracunculiasis (guinea worm disease) in affected communities from a point prevalence ofExpand
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Herpes simplex esophagitis in a renal transplant patient treated with cyclosporine A: a case report.
Herpes simplex esophagitis is a rare disease occurring mostly in immunocompromised and cancer patients. We report the first case of herpes esophagitis in a renal transplant patient treated withExpand
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British development policies and malaria in India: 1897-c.1929.
  • S. Watts
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Past & present
  • 1 November 1999
L'A. examine le role des projets de developpement britanniques dans l'histoire des maladies dans l'Inde coloniale de la fin du 19 eme et du debut du 20 eme siecle. Il analyse l'impact duExpand
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Performance measures for airborne maritime surveillance radars
A typical performance specification for an airborne maritime surveillance radar might be defined as the ability to detect, say, a 5 m/sup 2/ target in sea state 3 at a range of at least 25 nmi inExpand
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A model of the rural settlement process: the rural community and population mobility in the Ilorin area of Nigeria.
  • S. Watts
  • Economics, Medicine
  • Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie…
  • 1 June 1985
The rural settlement process in Nigeria is examined using data from interviews carried out between 1978 and 1982 with 1,500 residents in the Ilorin area. A four-stage model is developed thatExpand
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