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Western, Central African Nations Using Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention In Attempt To Lower Number Of Cases During Rainy Season

NPR: The Rainy Season Strategy To Stop Malaria
“In Western and Central Africa a new technique to combat malaria is rapidly gaining traction across the Sahel. Health officials in 11 countries are now giving children antimalarial drugs during the rainy season in this semi-arid region and seeing a dramatic drop in the number of malaria cases. The technique is called Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention…” (Beaubien, 11/16).