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Malaria & COVID19 – World Malaria Day

Malaria & COVID19 - World Malaria Day

by Premier Hospitals | April 25, 2020 |

Before talking about this year’s World Malaria Day, most of the countries around the globe are in the death throes of COVID-19 pandemic. However, the cases of COVID19 in malaria-affected countries present in a small proportion currently compared to the global total, but the situation is growing rapidly. WHO points out the importance of the efforts we put into sustaining, detecting and preventing malaria, in the same use best practices to protect all the communities from COVID-19 infection. We all aware that COVID-19 is spreading rapidly, it is important to tackle the novel coronavirus aggressively, and health communities should ensure that other killer diseases like malaria, are not neglected. World Health Organisation urges all the countries to ensure the flow of malaria services in this pandemic circumstances. A global surge has raised in demand for the drugs that are normally used to treat malaria can help to handle the coronavirus. The drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine gained global attention, but the World Health Organization (WHO) says there is no evidence that they work for sure. Clinical trials are running vigorously to find a definite cure for coronavirus infection. However, if you find any symptoms of malaria, consult a doctor immediately. Early diagnosis and treatment can lower the condition from worsening. We, Premier Hospital, posses the best general physician in Hyderabad, who can provide the best treatment for malaria.