Mosquito and malaria

World Malaria Day: US pledges support as Nigeria ranks highest globally, loses 200,000 lives, spends N646bn annually to tackle scourge

Nigeria loses over $1.1 billion (N645.7 billion) yearly to prevention and treatment of malaria as well as other costs, just as no fewer than 200,000 Nigerians were killed by malaria with 61 million others afflicted in 2021. The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced this figure Monday during the celebration of the World Malaria Day (WMD). April 25 was set aside Read More