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[Comment] Widening the options for recurrent malaria

The global need for new antimalarial drugs and new combinations is enormous and urgent,1,2 but their successful delivery needs resilience to overcome the barriers imposed by expensive and lengthy clinical development plans. Attention is often directed to areas such as southeast Asia, where some antimalarial combinations are failing but transmission intensities are much lower than in sub-Saharan African countries. Children in Africa have frequent and life-threatening malaria infections as they grow up, and these need to be treated safely.