Ethiopian Press Agency (Addis Ababa)

23 November 2012

Ethiopia: Over 77,000 Protected From Malaria

Addis Ababa — 77,000 residents have been protected from malaria in Fogera Woreda, South Gondar Zone of Amhara State following spraying of anti-mosquito chemicals on nearly 27,000 residential houses, the Woreda Health Office said.

The office said 12,000kg chemicals were sprayed on the stated number of houses.

Similarly, the clearing of swampy areas was carried out with participation of the public as part of the malaria prevention activities carried out in eight malaria prone localities of the zone, it said.

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