Learning From Ebola to Fight Malaria

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During the peak of the Ebola outbreak, the Global Fund mobilized an emergency fund to support an antimalarial mass drug administration. The goal was to reduce malaria cases and decongest health centers overwhelmed by the Ebola epidemic. Given the similarities in Ebola and malaria symptoms, it was crucial to reduce malaria cases and allow Ebola patients to be more easily diagnosed and treated.

During the peak of the Ebola outbreak, the Global Fund mobilized an emergency fund to support an antimalarial mass drug administration. The goal was to reduce malaria cases and decongest health centers overwhelmed by the Ebola epidemic. Given the similarities in Ebola and malaria symptoms, it was crucial to reduce malaria cases and allow Ebola patients to be more easily diagnosed and treated.

13 December 2016