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Two more malaria cases reported in Egypt’s Aswan

Total number of infections since May now stands at 17

Ahram Online, Saturday 7 Jun 2014
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Two more cases of malaria have been reported in Edfu's fever hospital in Aswan governorate, reported Al-Ahram's Arabic website.

Fifteen other cases have been reported in the area since May, although two of the patients have been cured and left hospital, according to the deputy health minister responsible for Aswan, Mohamed Azmy.

Egypt suffered from a malaria epidemic from 1942-1944, when around one million people were infected and 200,000 died.
 

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