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February 29th, 2012 posted by Paul Rega, MD, FACEP February 29, 2012 @ 2:10 am

Nigeria & Malaria

Nigeria: Four of 10 Local Children Have Malaria – Report

By Victoria Ojeme, 28 February 2012

Abuja — “A new survey on malaria prevalence among Nigerian children has revealed that four out of every 10 have malaria.

The survey conducted in 2010 by the National Malaria Control Programme, NMCP…….said the current ratio of malaria infection translates into 42% of Nigerian children that are infected with malaria.

The survey also indicated that the prevalence increased with age and decreased with wealth…..”

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