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India unlikely to cut malaria by half in 2020: WHO
 

India unlikely to cut malaria by half in 2020: WHO

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India accounted for 6% of global malaria cases and 7% of deaths caused by it in 2016, according to a report released on Wednesdayby the World Health Organisation (WHO). This is in the same ballpark as
 
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30 Nov 2017 - General
 
Madhubabu kaaja Thank you for sharing this article. The article highlighted that plasmodium vivax infection, a chloroquine-resistant form of malaria, is high in your country. It is harder to eradicate infection with the incidence of subtypes that are resistant to first-line treatment. In the Philippines, there are only isolated endemic areas and travellers are advised to take chloroquine as prophylaxis. One can se...
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