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Malaria

18 July 2011

Malaria reports in Zimbabwe investigated

Scientists are investigating reports of confirmed malaria cases in two Zimbabwean cities, after reports that people who never left Harare and Bulawayo tested positive.

Scientists are investigating reports of confirmed malaria cases in two Zimbabwean cities, Zimbabwe's Herald Online reported.

"The malaria stratification map needs new work as movements of people may have changed the scenario, in which there were places like Harare and Bulawayo, which were known to be non-malaria transmission zones... but now there have been cases of malaria among people who have never travelled outside the cities," she said.

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