South Africa records reduction in malaria in 2019

South Africa records reduction in malaria in 2019

South Africa recorded about 12,000 cases of malaria with 63 deaths from January to October 2019, said the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) on Monday in a statement.

The institute said that this year the country recorded a reduction in malaria infection and deaths.

NICD added that the country recorded around 17,000 cases with 114 deaths during the same period last year.

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“During the holiday season, many people will be exposed because of their travel to higher transmission areas, both internally and outside the country borders, particularly in Mozambique.

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