Malaria in the Time of COVID-19: Do Not Miss the Real Cause of Illness

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We report a case of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in a patient asymptomatically co-infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). In the current ongoing coronavirus pandemic, co-infections with unrelated life-threatening febrile conditions may pose a particular challenge to clinicians. The current situation increases the risk for cognitive biases in medical management.

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Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 26.03.2021
PubMed 33810597