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The influence of environmental factors on childhood fever during the rainy season in an African city: a multilevel approach in Dakar, Senegal

Bibliographic reference Dos Santos, Stéphanie ; Rautu, Iulia ; Diop, Mody ; Abdou Illou, Mahaman Mourtala ; Ndonky, Alphousseyni ; et. al. The influence of environmental factors on childhood fever during the rainy season in an African city: a multilevel approach in Dakar, Senegal. In: Population and Environment, Vol. 36, no.4, p. 429-451 (2014)
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