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Malaria Cases Rise in Nigeria, Congo

Malaria Cases Rise in Nigeria, Congo

NEWS
A report released today in Geneva says Nigeria, Rwanda, and Democratic Republic of Congo DRC  have seen the largest increases in malaria cases, jeopardizsng the gains recorded since 2000. The Roll Back Malaria Partnership,  which released the report, said unprecedented global progress in fighting malaria since 18 years ago is at stake unless countries redouble their efforts. It however showcased countries making progress. They are  Sri Lanka, Senegal and Madagascar. The World Malaria Report 2017 shows fragile and uneven progress in global efforts against malaria, an entirely preventable and treatable disease, which puts half the world’s population at risk and costs a child’s life every two minutes. According to the report, malaria-related cases and deaths worldwide stood at 216