Algeria and Argentina Certified Malaria-Free By WHO

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More countries are officially free, from one of the world's leading killers malaria, the U N health agency WHO an instant Wednesday that the disease is no longer prison to in geria- and Argentina. WHO guidelines say that the country can be said to be malaria free, if it can prove that it has interrupted transmission of the disease for at least three consecutive years. In Argentina's case malaria was last reported in twenty ten in JIRA. The disease last surfaced in twenty thirteen the moment follows years of improved surveillance, free diagnosis and treatment, and both countries that has allowed for every last case of malaria, to be rapidly identified and treated WHO said in a statement. Malaria, is contracted through the bite of an infected mosquito. It's estimated to have claimed more than four hundred thousand lives in twenty seventeen

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