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New York: Despite the continued impact of COVID-19, malaria cases and deaths remained stable throughout last year, according to new data released on Thursday by the World Health Organization (WHO).  more
Pakistan: Balochistan witnessing spike in Malaria cases

Quetta: Pakistan's Balochistan is witnessing a rise in Malaria as 2,434 cases of the disease were registered from six districts of the region in the past 24 hours, media reports said ...

Millions more children to benefit from world’s first malaria vaccine: UNICEF

New York: The pharmaceutical company GSK has been awarded a contract to produce the world’s first malaria vaccine so that millions more children will be protected against the killer ...

Working towards a malaria-free world

New York: Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the past year has seen “significant breakthroughs in malaria prevention and control”, a senior official of the UN health agency said o ...

COVID contributed to 69,000 malaria deaths WHO finds, though ‘doomsday scenario’ averted

New York: Disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in considerable increases in malaria cases and deaths between 2019 and 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday ...

WHO endorses 'historic' malaria vaccine for at-risk children

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending widespread use of the world’s first malaria vaccine, in what the UN health agency’s chief described on Wednesday ...

COVID-19 threatens global progress against malaria, warns UN health agency

New York: Gaps in life-saving interventions are undermining efforts to curb malaria, amid fears that the coronavirus pandemic could set back the fight against the disease even further, th ...

Modelling study predicts surge in HIV, TB, and malaria deaths due to COVID-19 pandemic

London: But there is still an opportunity to substantially reduce the death toll by prioritising the most critical services, specifically antiretroviral therapy for HIV, timely TB diagnos ...

Global community pledges $14 billion to step up fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria

New York: Donors have pledged just over $14 billion for the next three years to save 16 million lives and help end AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030.

Uzbekistan wins its long fight against malaria, as global rates continue to rise

New York: Uzbekistan’s success in becoming recognized as a malaria-free country by the World Health Organization (WHO), is an “extraordinary outcome,” said the Executive ...