Include older children in malaria prevention treatment to cut transmission: experts

By Kieran Guilbert DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Giving malaria prevention drugs to older children, not just to those under five, during the rainy season in sub-Saharan Africa can massively cut cases and transmission of the deadly disease, health experts said on Tuesday. Seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) involves giving children under five antimalarial drugs once […]