'Malaria almost eradicated in country'

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25th April, 2021 04:18:20 printer

'Malaria almost eradicated in country'

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque has said it has been possible to eradicate malaria from all districts except two districts in the country, reports our correspondent. 

“Malaria has now been under control.  The number of malaria patients in the country has decreased by 93 percent compared to 2008 while the number of deaths has decreased by 94 percent. Malaria is now prevailing only in two districts of the country. It would be possible to eradicate malaria completely  from the country by 2030, ” Zahid Maleque said.