Zimbabwe Embarks On Intensive Spraying to Curb Malaria

A Malaria outbreak has claimed 27 lives from over 10,000 cases reported across Masvingo in March and April, forcing the Zimbabwean government to embark on intensive spraying in the worst affected areas. Earlier, the government announced that malaria had killed at least 131 people nationwide in April, which sparked confusion among Zimbabweans with some claiming authorities could be erroneously treating COVID-19 as malaria deaths.

  • Zimbabwe:  Mutoko Intensifies Malaria Control

    The Herald, 5 May 2020

    Mashonaland East Province has intensified malaria control, with Mutoko District rolling out a targeted respraying programme for hotspots as it aims to reverse the upward trend of… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Malaria Kills 131 in 4 Months

    The Herald, 20 April 2020

    The annual malaria outbreaks in Zimbabwe have killed 131 people, while 135 585 others have been ill, between January 1 this year and last Thursday. Read more »


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