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Registered Malaria Cases Down In Mozambique But Numbers Remain ‘High And Worrying,’ Health Official Says

Xinhua News: Malaria cases fall in Mozambique but still main killer
“…Speaking at a press conference in Maputo, the Deputy National Director of Public Health, Benigna Matsinhe, said that the country registered 4.27 million malaria cases between January and August, falling from the 4.35 million cases for the same period last year. Among them, about 1,800 people died. ‘Although there is a reduction in 81,000 cases this year, compared to the same period of last year, the rate continues high and worrying,’ she said…” (10/13).