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The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised concerns that Covid-19 might impact negatively on Africa’s fight against malaria.

WHO team leader for malaria Dr Akpaka Kalu told the BBC’s Focus on Africa radio programme that anyone exhibiting fever should seek medical care.

He said that some patients are afraid of seeking treatment during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic yet fever is also a symptom for malaria.

SourceBBC NEWS

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