No malaria epidemics in Ethiopia in six years

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Addis Ababa, 29 April 2014 (WIC) - Ethiopian Ministry of Health (MoH) said that the country hasn’t seen any malaria epidemic in the past six years.

In Ethiopia, malaria infection and death toll due to malaria have dropped by 67 per cent and 48 per cent respectively.    

The death of infants below the age of five due to malaria infection is also decreased by 81 per cent.
According to World Health Organization (WHO), malaria causes 200 million infections and 600,000 deaths every year.