Low incidence of COVID-19 case severity and mortality in Africa; Could malaria co-infection provide the missing link?

BMC Infectious Diseases
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Low incidence of COVID-19 case severity and mortality in Africa; Could malaria co-infection provide the missing link?
Despite reports of malaria and coronavirus diseases 2019 (COVID-19) co-infection, malaria-endemic regions have so far recorded fewer cases of COVID-19 and deaths from COVID-19, indicating a probable protection…
Authors: Silas Acheampong Osei, Robert Peter Biney, Alberta Serwah Anning, Lydia Nkuah Nortey and George Ghartey-Kwansah
Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:78
Content type: Research
Published on: 22 January 2022