Angola: Over 200 Cases of Malaria Recorded in Three Months

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An Aedes albopictus female mosquito obtaining a blood meal from a human host.

Namacunde — At least 235 new cases of malaria were diagnosed from January to March, less than 27 in comparison to the previous period, in Namacunde municipality, but no death has been reported.

The local health official, Dominica Ndespupata, said so to Angop Wednesday.

To reverse the situation, the health authorities intensified measures for combat the disease in the communes of Chiedi and Namacunde, he said.

The measures include lectures and distribution of impregnated mosquito nets.

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