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Sleeping sickness re-emerges in Africa after years of civil war

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7299.1382/b (Published 09 June 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:1382
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    Researchers have warned that sleeping sickness has returned to alarming levels in parts of Africa.

    Sixty million people are considered to be at risk, but less than 5% are under active surveillance, according to reports in the journal Tropical Medicine and International Health (2001;65: 330-361).

    Southern Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Angola are reported to be among the …

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