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Warning, increase in cases of malaria in more than 13 countries

Alert, malaria case increase in more than 13 countries -

Mosquito edise agg. Dengue fever spreads. Photo: Health According to the World Health Organization (WHO) World Malaria Report 2018, the number of malaria-affected people is increasing in 2017, according to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO). There were 219 million malaria cases in 2017, more than 217 million in 2016. In 2017, it was also said that 435 thousand people died from malaria globally, while in 2012, 451 thousand people died.

Malaria Overview

Malaria is spread over three thousand years ago. It threatens almost all the parts including Indonesia. According to the Ministry of Health, 72% of Indonesia's population lives in malaria-free areas. However, there are still 10.7 million people in the local and middle-level malaria households. Papua, East Papaya and East Nusa Tanggara are classified as high malaria localities.

Malaria is caused by the type of plasma pandemic that enters the human body through the skin of anaphylaxis mosquito. As a result, you will experience many typical health disorders.

"Malaria is characterized by excessive fever, chills, anemia, extended spine, and it is considered dangerous because it can cause death. Generally, when malaria attacks the brain, it is death because it is called consciousness And can reduce the attack, "Dr. Ricci Shetty

Globally, about 80% of malaria deaths occurred in 17 countries in Africa and India in 2017. 54% of people died from malaria: Nigeria (19%), Democratic Republic of Congo (11%), Burkina Faso (6%), Tanzania (5%), Sierra Leone (4%), Niger (4%) and India 4%).

5 year old people are affected by malaria. In 2017, 61% of malaria cases occur in children. In fact, due to this disease the child dies every two minutes.

"To really handle malaria, we need a comprehensive approach that includes vector control measures and early diagnosis and treatment, especially at village level. Those who are at risk of infection do not receive preservation, including pregnant women and children in Africa," WHO Director General, Dr. Tadros Ahmadam Gehebrius said on the website.(RS / RVS / Clicodder)

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