When health crises collide–tackling malaria, COVID-19 and Ebola in Burundi

Insecticide spraying has targeted nine of the most affected districts in remote communities to reduce malaria.

“I had never been sick like this,” said Suavis Ndayiziga.

“I spent three days not knowing where I was. If you have malaria symptoms, you need to get treatment as quickly as possible.”

Malaria is a leading cause of death in Burundi. In the first quarter of 2019 malaria cases increased by 59 percent, compared to…