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Children With HIV More Susceptible To Death From Malaria, Study Shows

New York Times: Children With HIV More Likely to Die of Malaria
“Children infected with HIV appear much more likely than those who are not to die with severe malaria, a new study has found. It may make sense to give these children malaria drugs protectively, the authors said. … The study, led by researchers from New York’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Michigan State, was published online in the journal mBio…” (McNeil, 9/28).