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WHO officially declares China malaria-free

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday officially granted China a malaria-free certification as a token of celebration of the country’s successful elimination of the disease after 70 years of its struggles against malaria. From 30 million malaria cases in the 1940’s, China brought down that …

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Algeria declared malaria-free by World Health Organisation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Algeria has been officially recognized as malaria-free, becoming the third country in Africa to be officially declared malaria-free, after Mauritius, which was certified in 1973 and Morocco in 2010. The certification by the World Health Organisation is granted when a country proves beyond a reasonable doubt, …

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