Last Year, 119 People Died Due to Malaria in Mizoram

by Rajshri on  February 2, 2010 at 9:57 PM Indian Health News   - G J E 4
 Last Year, 119 People Died Due to Malaria in Mizoram
The Mizoram state health department has said that some 199 people succumbed to malaria in the state in 2009.

This figure has jumped up from 91 deaths in 2008. The report also said that 9,399 blood samples were found to be positive out of the 1,71,793 people, who had their blood samples tested during last year.

Under the National Vector Borne Disease Control programme, Mizoram has received Rs 210.68 lakh and Rs 282.35 lakh in 2007-908 and 2008-09 from the Union government

Source: Medindia

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