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Research Article

Estimating the Global Clinical Burden of Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in 2007

  • Simon I. Hay mail,

    simon.hay@zoo.ox.ac.uk (SIH); rsnow@nairobi.kemri-wellcome.org (RWS)

    Affiliations: Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI–University of Oxford–Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Emelda A. Okiro,

    Affiliations: Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI–University of Oxford–Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya, Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Peter W. Gething,

    Affiliation: Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Anand P. Patil,

    Affiliation: Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Andrew J. Tatem,

    Affiliations: Department of Geography, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America, Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

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  • Carlos A. Guerra,

    Affiliation: Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Robert W. Snow mail

    simon.hay@zoo.ox.ac.uk (SIH); rsnow@nairobi.kemri-wellcome.org (RWS)

    Affiliations: Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI–University of Oxford–Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya, Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Published: June 15, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000290

About the Authors

Simon I. Hay, Peter W. Gething, Anand P. Patil, Carlos A. Guerra
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Simon I. Hay, Emelda A. Okiro, Robert W. Snow
Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI–University of Oxford–Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
Emelda A. Okiro, Robert W. Snow
Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Andrew J. Tatem
Department of Geography, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
Andrew J. Tatem
Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: SIH EAO PWG APP AJT CAG RWS. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: SIH EAO PWG APP AJT CAG RWS. Designed the experiments/the study: SIH RWS. Analyzed the data: SIH PWG APP AJT RWS. Collected data/did experiments for the study: SIH EAO PWG AJT CAG RWS. Wrote the first draft of the paper: SIH RWS. Contributed to the writing of the paper: EAO PWG APP AJT CAG RWS.