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The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially recognized Algeria and Argentina as malaria-free countries, after no new cases of the deadly disease have been reported for at least 3 consecutive years. As per WHO, there were now 38 countries and territories that have been declared free of the disease. Algeria, where the malaria parasite was ..
World Malaria Day is an international event observed every year on 25 April. The day is celebrated to spread awareness about malaria disease globally and to promote efforts to prevent malaria around the world. The theme of World Malaria Day 2019 is “Zero malaria starts with me.” World Malaria Day was developed from Africa Malaria ..
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The World Mosquito Day (WMD) is observed every year on August 20 is to raise awareness about the threat of malaria and other diseases transmitted by one of the world’s deadliest killers – the mosquito. The day also marks the historic discovery by British doctor Sir Ronald Ross in 1897 that female Anopheles mosquitoes transmit ..
Topics: Anopheles • Ectoparasites • Haematophagy • Infectious diseases • Insects in culture • Malaria • Medical specialties • Mosquito • Mosquito-malaria theory • Ronald Ross • Taxonomy of Anopheles • World Mosquito Day