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World malaria report: Africa still accounts for bulk of cases and deaths – Outbreak News Today

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Today, the World Health Organization released the World malaria report 2020, which provides a detailed analysis of progress against the…

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By NewsDesk   @bactiman63
Today, the World Health Organization released the World malaria report 2020, which provides a detailed analysis of progress against the mosquito-borne disease.
Here are some of the trends in burden:
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Globally, there were an estimated 229 million malaria cases in 2019 in 87 malaria endemic countries, declining from 238 million in 2000.
Twenty-nine countries accounted for 95% of malaria cases globally. Nigeria (27%), the Democratic Republic of the Congo…

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