LONDON—Double-action preventive therapy for pregnant women could prevent the large numbers of stillbirths and neonatal deaths presently being caused by malaria and sexually transmitted infections in sub-Saharan Africa according to a research report from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Matthew Chico talks about the hopes arising from findings from their disease prevalence study that routinely treating expectant mothers could cure these infections before they can affect unborn children.
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