71% Nigerians have no Malaria parasite antigen, wasting money on drugs – New Study reveals

A new study has unraveled new findings about Malaria treatment in Nigeria, noting that 71.49% of people who go to drug stores to buy antimalarial medicines for self-medication are only wasting their money as they had no Malaria parasite antigen in their blood stream, though unaware of it. Self medication with anti-malarial drugs is one of the commonest forms of self medication in Nigeria. Malaria is a risk for 97% of Nigeria’s population. The remaining 3% of the population live in the malaria free highlands. There are an estimated 100 million malaria cases with over 300,000 deaths per year in

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