From the beginning of the year through June 5, 2022, Madagascar has reported 543,994 cases and 68 deaths (CFR 0.01%), according to the World Health Organization.
As of the end of May, 19 health districts have crossed their epidemic threshold: Ambohidratrimo and Antananarivo Renivohitra in Analamanga region; Taolagnaro in Anosy region; Farafangana in Atsimo Atsinanana region; Mitsinjo in Boeny region; Ambohimahasoa, Fianarantsoa I, Isandra, Lalangina and Vohibato in Haute Matsiatra region; Ivohibe in Ihorombe region; Arivonimamo and Miarinarivo in Itasy region; Ambatomainty, Antsalova and Morafenobe in Melaky region; Morondava in Menabe region; Antanifotsy in Vakinankaratra, and Ifanadiana in Vatovavy region.
Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite. People with malaria often experience fever, chills, and flu-like illness. Left untreated, they may develop severe complications and die. In 2020 an estimated 241 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide and 627,000 people died, mostly children in sub-Saharan Africa.
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