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Know how malaria affects children, its symptoms and preventing the disease

Malaria in pregnancy can be deleterious to the unborn baby. It can cause severe anemia in a mother, or low birth weight, even death in unborn babies. The preventive strategies are mosquito avoidance and preventive drug therapy, as necessary.

World Malaria Day 2019: Symptoms of malaria and how you can beat the disease

World Malaria Day 2019: High grade fever, chills, headache, decreased urine output, nausea, loss of consciousness, vomiting, convulsions, blood in stools, anemia and difficulty in breathing are some of the symptoms of Malaria.


World Malaria Day: Between Jan and April, more than 70 per cent cases in Maharashtra reported from Mumbai, Gadchiroli

Five countries accounted for nearly half of all malaria cases worldwide: Nigeria (25 per cent), Democratic Republic of the Congo (11 per cent), Mozambique (5 per cent), India (4 per cent) and Uganda (4 per cent). The estimated number of malaria deaths stood at 4.35 lakh in 2017.

Malaria cases drop significantly, Health Min quotes WHO report in Lok Sabha

"Deaths due to Malaria as reported by the states have come down from 194 in 2017 to 54 in 2018 till September," he said during the Question Hour.

Odisha performance pushed down India’s malaria count for 2017: WHO

According to WHO, by 2017, India accounted for four per cent of the global burden of malaria morbidity.

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

In all, 15 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and India carried almost 80 percent of the global malaria burden. In India, 1.25 billion people in the population were at risk of malaria, the report said.


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

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.

Dengue, malaria cases underreported in Delhi, says report 

The weekly report released by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Monday claimed 290 fresh cases of dengue reported in this week, taking the total confirmed cases to 1,310.

How scientists plan to end malaria: by getting mosquitoes to self-destruct

Scientists envisage that malaria could be eliminated within two decades if this method is as successful as laboratory tests have indicated.

Tripura malaria outbreak: Six dead; 'epidemic' is controlled, says Health Minister

"The spike in malaria cases might have been caused by an early monsoon. There was scope for mosquito breeding in the stagnant water", Health Minister Sudip Roy Barman said.