WHO Malaria-Free Certification Current Affairs, GK & News

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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WHO: Algeria and Argentina declared Malaria-Free

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Algeria and Argentina as ‘Malaria-Free’ countries after no cases of indigenous transmission of disease were recorded. Key Highlights Background: The Malaria parasite was first discovered in humans in Algeria by a French physician named Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran in 1880. By 1960s, Malaria became Nigeria’s primary health challenge, ..

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