Short Review Article
The co-infection of COVID-19 and malaria
- By Zhang Yong - 29 Jun 2023
- Healthcare Issues, Volume: 2(2023), Issue: 1(January-June), Pages: 1 - 4
- Received: April 20, 2023; Accepted: June 18, 2023; Published: June 29, 2023
The co-infection of COVID-19 and malaria presents a significant challenge to global health, particularly in regions where both diseases are endemic. While there is limited data on the prevalence and outcomes of co-infection, existing studies suggest that individuals with co-infection may experience more severe symptoms and have a higher risk of mortality. Additionally, the diagnostic challenges associated with differentiating between the two diseases and the potential for co-infection to exacerbate existing health disparities highlight the need for further research and targeted interventions to address this issue.