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Study: Diseases Mistaken for Malaria

A new study warns that, in Africa, illnesses causing fevers are often misdiagnosed as malaria. For example, the study found that dengue fever is circulating in urban areas of Ghana, but is mistaken for malaria. The findings could trigger a reevaluation of anti-malaria efforts.  Dengue fever is caused by a virus transmitted through a mosquito bite. It’s a flu-like illness that a fatality rate of about five percent. The World Health Organization said there’s no specific treatment,...

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