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India, 15 other African countries account for 80% of world's malaria cases: WHO

Updated : November 22, 2018 09:35 AM IST

The World Health Organization's (WHO) 2018 World malaria report, however, in an encouraging note said that India was the only country to report progress in reducing its malaria cases in 2017 as compared with 2016.
It said five countries to account for nearly half of all malaria cases worldwide were Nigeria (25 percent), Democratic Republic of the Congo (11 percent), Mozambique (5 percent), India and Uganda (4 percent) both.
India, 15 other African countries account for 80% of world's malaria cases: WHO
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