World Malaria Day: which countries are the hardest hit? Get the full data | Global development | guardian.co.uk

But the global geography of malaria is increasingly disproportionate. The vast majority of malaria cases and malaria-related deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa, which the director-general of the WHO, Margaret Chan, has called “the heartland of malaria.” Meanwhile, “outside Africa, the malaria map is shrinking, as more and more countries eliminate malaria from their territory,” says Chan.

via World Malaria Day: which countries are the hardest hit? Get the full data | Global development | guardian.co.uk.

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