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Increased Incidence of Tuberculosis in Zimbabwe, in Association with Food Insecurity, and Economic Collapse: An Ecological Analysis

  • Stephen J. Burke equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Stephen J. Burke, Elliot Lass

    Affiliation: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

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  • Elliot Lass equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Stephen J. Burke, Elliot Lass

    Affiliation: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

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  • Paul Thistle,

    Affiliations: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, Karanda Hospital, Mount Darwin, Zimbabwe, The University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe

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  • Lovemore Katumbe,

    Affiliation: The Howard Hospital, Glendale, Zimbabwe

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  • Arif Jetha,

    Affiliations: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, The Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Toronto, Canada

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  • Dan Schwarz,

    Affiliation: Brigham and Women's Hospital and Children's Hospital of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Shelly Bolotin,

    Affiliation: The Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Toronto, Canada

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  • R. D. Barker,

    Affiliations: Murambinda Mission Hospital, Murambinda, Zimbabwe, Kings College Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom

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  • Andrew Simor,

    Affiliation: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

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  • Michael Silverman mail

    Michael.Silverman@utoronto.ca

    Affiliations: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, The Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Toronto, Canada, Lakeridge Health Corp, Oshawa, Canada

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  • Published: February 05, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0083387

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