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Malaria in pregnancy: challenges for control and the need for urgent action

Journal Article
(Published August, 2015)
Menendez, C. (Author),
Ferenchick, E. (Author),
Roman, E. (Author),
Bardaji, A. (Author),
Mangiaterra, V. (Author)
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The greatest devastating effect of malaria in pregnancy is concentrated in sub-Saharan Africa and is associated with Plasmodium falciparum infection. However, pregnant women are also at risk of Plasmodium vivax malaria, with harmful consequences for maternal and infant health.
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Menendez C, Ferenchick E, Roman E, Bardaji A, Mangiaterra V. Malaria in pregnancy: challenges for control and the need for urgent action. Lancet Glob Health. 2015;3(8):e433-4