At a time, when the entire world is focused to stem the spread of coronavirus or COVID-19, the World Health Organization (WHO) has asked African countries not to let their guard down while combating another killer disease malaria.

An expert expressed fear that with all focus on controlling the pandemic, there is a possibility of relapse of malaria, which kills more people in the continent than any other disease.

Quoting a recent analysis, the WHO Regional Director for Africa Matshidio Moeti said if interventions stop at this time, there is a possibility of more malaria-related deaths.

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