WHO Reports Rapid Spread of Malaria in Venezuela


Reuters: Stephanie Nebehay-

Venezuela saw the largest increase of malaria cases worldwide during the 2017 year. There were 406,000 cases of malaria reported that year, an increase of around 70% in the country. With the mass exodus of Venezuelans into neighboring countries, especially Brazil, as a result of the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, there is fear of further spread and increase of the disease in the region.

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