Rare report of local malaria in Libya

Public health authorities are investigating how a baby girl who lived in the Abu Salim neighbourhood of Tripoli contracted malaria – hers is the first local case since 1973. Checks for the presence of the malaria vector are being carried out near Abu Salim and also at the city’s immigration detention centres which house people mostly from sub-Saharan African nations. Read More.

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