Test And Treat Strategy For Malaria Elimination

“Test and Treat” Model Offers New Strategy for Eliminating Malaria

-- Strategy to "find and treat individuals who have malaria, but show no signs of the disease. The prevalence of asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic malaria can be as high as 35 percent in populations with malaria and these asymptomatic individuals can serve as a reservoir for spreading malaria even in areas where disease transmission has declined."

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