On August 20, 1897, Ronald Ross, a Nobel laureate, discovered the relationship between mosquitoes and the transmission of malaria.
As Egypt’s Aswan has been receiving dozens of Africans participating in the AFCON, the city detected 82 travelers with malaria, and reportedly cured them all.
Egypt, known for being pioneers in overcoming Hepatitis A, B and C, plans on helping the Nile Basin countries to cure the cases that test positive and to mitigate the spread of Malaria.
Scientists in the United States said on Tuesday they had taken a major step toward developing a "mosquito birth control" drug to curb the spread of malaria and other killer diseases blamed for hundreds of thousands of deaths a year.
The cabinet’s media council denied the rumors widely circulated recently in fields of health, transportation, supply and subsidy, education, and employment.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has named April 25 as World Malaria Day.
Cool, high-lying areas of Ethiopia hitherto shielded from heat-loving malaria mosquitoes are increasingly exposed to the disease as the climate warms.