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Climate Drives the Meningitis Epidemics Onset in West Africa

  • Benjamin Sultan mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: benjamin.sultan@lodyc.jussieu.fr

    Affiliation: IRD–Laboratoire d'Océanographie Dynamique et du Climat (LODYC)–UMR 7617 (CNRS/IRD/P6/MNHN)–Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

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  • Karima Labadi,

    Affiliation: Université de Paris 7 Denis Diderot UFR GHSS (c.c. 7001) Dynamique des Milieux et Risques–2, Paris, France

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  • Jean-François Guégan,

    Affiliation: IRD–GEMI-UMR 2724 IRD-CNRS, Evolution des Systèmes Symbiotiques, Montpellier, France

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  • Serge Janicot

    Affiliation: IRD–Laboratoire d'Océanographie Dynamique et du Climat (LODYC)–UMR 7617 (CNRS/IRD/P6/MNHN)–Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

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  • Published: January 25, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020006

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