malaria News

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.

Drug-laced mosquito net may help prevent malaria

Scientists including those from Durham University and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in the UK found that sleeping under the new bed nets were 52 per cent less likely to be moderately anaemic than those with a conventional net.

Delhi: 109 malaria, 56 dengue cases reported this season

According to the SDMC, 10 people died due to dengue in Delhi last year, of whom five were not residents of the national capital, they died here. Overall, the vector-borne disease had affected 9,271 people in the city last year.

Chandigarh: Mosquitogenic conditions in inspected areas, PGIMER campus among them

A senior official from the malaria wing of the health department told Chandigarh Newsline that during their inspection recently, they found mosquitogenic conditions on the PGI campus.