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Research Article

Global Burden of Sickle Cell Anaemia in Children under Five, 2010–2050: Modelling Based on Demographics, Excess Mortality, and Interventions

  • Frédéric B. Piel mail,

    fred.piel@zoo.ox.ac.uk

    Affiliations: Evolutionary Ecology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Global Network for Sickle Cell Disease, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Simon I. Hay,

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

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  • Sunetra Gupta,

    Affiliation: Evolutionary Ecology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • David J. Weatherall,

    Affiliation: Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Thomas N. Williams

    Affiliations: Global Network for Sickle Cell Disease, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Kenya Medical Research Institute/Wellcome Trust Programme, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research-Coast, Kilifi District Hospital, Kilifi, Kenya, Department of Medicine, Imperial College, St Mary's Hospital, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: July 16, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001484

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