Impact of COVID-19 on anti-malaria fight [Morning Call]

Impact of COVID-19 on anti-malaria fight [Morning Call]

Saturday, April 25 is World Malaria Day, an international observance commemorated every year and that recognizes global efforts to control malaria. This year though, the coronavirus pandemic is overshadowing the commemoration. And now the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the number of deaths caused by malaria in sub-Saharan Africa could double as efforts to tackle the disease face disruptions.

As of Thursday, April 23, Africa had registered more than 26,000 cases of COVID-19. So…

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