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.

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.

According to health authorities, the number of cases has come down from 2017, when 6,390 suspected cases of dengue were registered.

Conducts door-to-door survey to check dengue, chikungunya

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

The Municipal Corporation Bathinda (MCB) has issued the fogging schedule to control vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria.

Following the first case of dengue the District Health Department has already earmarked separate wards to handle patients suffering from the disease.

Lassa fever outbreak in the country has killed one person and infected eight others in four states.

It also affected one new healthcare worker in Kebbi State.

Dengue has become a major public health problem in Sri Lanka with a considerable economic burden.

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