Malaria Current Affairs, GK & News

Study: Global warming can cause malaria, dengue to billions

According to a study published in Lancet Planetary Health, a 3.7 degrees Celsius rise in temperatures from pre-industrial level by 2100 might lead to fatal outbreaks of malaria and dengue. Key Points Global warming has always increased spectre of deluge and drought. But now it adds diseases to it. Researchers used an integrated multi-model multi-scenario ..

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China certified Malaria-free

China was certified as malaria-free by World Health Organisation on June 30, 2021 after a 70-year effort of eradicating this mosquito-borne disease. Highlights China reported 30 million cases of Malaria annually in 1940s but no indigenous case was reported for four consecutive years. Who can get Malaria-free status? Nations that have achieved at least three ..

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India Interagency Expert Committee on Malaria and Climate (IEC)

India Meteorological Department (IMD) and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have partnered with “Malaria No More” which is a non-governmental organisation. Key Points IMD & ICMR launched an expert committee to explore and advance climate-based solutions to eliminate malaria in India, in collaboration with “Malaria NO More”. Committee is being called as “India Interagency ..

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Ayush 64 to be distributed freely

The Ministry of AYUSH recently announced that Ayush-64 will be available free of cost for mild, moderate asymptomatic patients in Delhi. The representatives or patients can visit these centres with Aadhar card and a soft or hard copy of RT-PCR positive report to get the free AYUSH-64 tablets. Where is Ayush 64 available in Delhi? ..

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WHO’s E-2025 initiative

The World Health Organisation recently identified twenty-five countries with the potential to eradicate malaria by 2025. This is called the E-2025 initiative. What is the plan? The identified 25 countries will work by responding to the dual threat of malaria and COVID-19. The WHO is to provide technical guidance and specialised support to these countries ..

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