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New Urine Test Offers Quick, Painless Check for Malaria


In Nigeria, the fight against Malaria is constant. Health officials urge people who think they have the disease to get tested at a medical facility. But all too often, anyone with a fever assumes they have malaria and self-medicate ineffectively instead of being treated by a doctor. Now, some home tests for malaria are gaining traction, with hopes of getting those with disease to doctor sooner. Jessica Berman reports.

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