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Identifying and combating the impacts of COVID-19 on malaria

July 30, 2020 - 14:03 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Rogerson SJ, Beeson JG, Laman M, Poespoprodjo JR, William T, Simpson JA, Price RN; ACREME Investigators
Reference: 
BMC Med. 2020 Jul 30; 18(1):239

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in millions of infections, hundreds of thousands of deaths and major societal disruption due to lockdowns and other restrictions introduced to limit disease spread. Relatively little attention has been paid to understanding how the pandemic has affected treatment, prevention and control of malaria, which is a major cause of death and disease and predominantly affects people in less well-resourced settings.

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