August 21, 2018

Half a Million People Infected with Malaria in Angola

Half a Million People Infected with Malaria in Angola

Nearly half a million people are infected with malaria in this capital, revealed the Angolan Health Minister, Luis Gomes.

‘The vector mosquito density remains very high. The Health Ministry carried out a research that showed a larvae rate of 5 percent and in Luanda municipalities they are in 40 percent, what leads to declare that it is facing an epidemic’, told Gomes during a press conference.

He noted that despite the measures taken by the State against trashes, they are still insufficient to produce the expected results. The Rubbish, poor sanitation and stagnant water are the main causes of deaths from yellow fever and malaria.” Read more

 

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