Global Week in Review: Chad Sees Huge Spike in Malaria Cases
Chad Sees a Tenfold Rise in Malaria
In this week's global news, Mali's new president swears in; an acclaimed Indian author is killed; British teachers warn of a national strike; plus, more. — Patrice Peck
An alarming spike in malaria cases in Chad has led Médecins Sans Frontières to launch an emergency intervention in the African country. The mosquito-borne disease has accounted for more than 80 percent — a tenfold jump — of the organization’s consultations since August.