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The southwest of Madagascar threatened by malaria after the passage of the cyclone Haruna




The southwest of Madagascar threatened by malaria after the passage of the cyclone Haruna
 
The cyclone Haruna has hit hard the southwest of Madagascar (26 dead, 16 missing and 40,000 victims) on February 22, did not finish draining in its wake its share of outbreaks of diseases including skin, eyes and other chronic diarrhea.
 
But the health authorities of the Big Island are increasingly concerned about the proliferation of mosquitoes of malaria in the camps hosting open air or makeshift dwellings where stagnant water languishing near a sun of lead.
 
Some moutisquaires were distributed to affected people to reduce the risk of spreading more widely.
 
At the National Bureau of Risk Management and disasters of Madagascar, officials say of doing everything possible to stem outbreaks of emerging malaria.
 
A vaccination campaign against measles was also engaged in the field.



Antso Rajaona


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