A combination of herbs in Nigeria should be evaluated further as it offers potential to treat malaria, which is endemic in the country.
The countries share related populations, economies, ecologies and epidemiologies. This interconnectedness highlights challenges and opportunities for more effective malaria control across the region.
The South African Malaria Control Programme is one of the few on the continent that is entirely funded by government. The stable source of funding has allowed for steady malaria control interventions.
Nigeria must invest more in research and incorporate World Health Organisation-recommended interventions to eliminate malaria.
Genetic diversity of a parasite population might help us watch for drug-resistant parasites.
A new study not only shows that the malarial drug chloroquine doesn’t block SARS-CoV-2 from infecting lung cells, but also explains why.