Cases of malaria have spiked in the Capital with as much as 51 persons affected by it in June, three times the number of people affected with dengue reported in the same month.

The Ministry of Health released on Thursday this year's figures regarding the number of cases of vector-borne diseases like dengue, malaria and Chikungunya.

Last year, 392 malaria cases were reported from government hospitals and dispensaries in June, while cases of dengue rose from 21 in June to 399 in September in 2018.

Genetically modified mosquitoes have been released in Burkina Faso as part of an anti-malaria campaign.

Algeria - the nation where malaria was discovered - is officially free of malaria, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, making it the third African country to eliminate one of the

Former had five times more breeding spots than the latter in last four months

Some people use ant killer gammaxene and spread it in the compound and around the house.

Tafenoquine or Krintafel is used to treat p.vivax malaria.

2 more vaccines undergoing trial in the country.

Malaria cases and deaths steadily decreasing since 2013

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