Malaria

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    Malaria death toll to exceed COVID-19’s in sub-Saharan Africa: WHO

    DUE to disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, malaria deaths will far exceed those killed by COVID-19 in sub-Saharan Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday. More than 409,000 people globally – most of them children in the impoverished parts of Africa – were killed by malaria last year, the WHO said in its latest global malaria report,…

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    Malaria cases rising

    ZIMBABWE has recorded a 19 percent increase in Malaria cases, with projections showing new cases may continue on the upward trend due to the Covid-19 disruptions. According to the recently released Zimbabwe Annual 2019 Report by the Centre of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the country recorded 310 000 cases up from 260 000 in 2018,the previous year. Companies like…

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