Health Ministry: Malaysia close to attaining WHO malaria-free status

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  • Saturday, 25 Apr 2020

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has not recorded any domestic malaria (indigenous) cases since 2018, says the Health Ministry.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that if Malaysia succeeded in maintaining this until 2021, Malaysia would be eligible to apply for malaria-free status certification from the World Health Organization (WHO).

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