Seasonality of meningitis in Africa and climate forcing: aerosols stand out.

Abstract

Bacterial meningitis is an ongoing threat for the population of the African Meningitis Belt, a region characterized by the highest incidence rates worldwide. The determinants of the disease dynamics are still poorly understood; nevertheless, it is often advocated that climate and mineral dust have a large impact. Over the last decade, several studies have… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2012.0814

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