​​​​​​​Argentina and Algeria certified as malaria free!

The last reported cases of malaria in Argentina was in 2010, while Algeria’s last reports were in 2013.  As such, both countries were declared by WHO as malaria-free last month, they were only the second to do so in their respective regions, despite it once being a primary health concern in both countries. “Algeria and Argentina have eliminated malaria thanks to the unwavering commitment and perseverance of the people and leaders of both countries,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, MSc, said in a news release. Read more.

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