The study found a moderate to high prevalence of G6PD deficiency in nine out of 13 PVTGs
The 1,238 cases, recorded till October 26, is more than half of the total number of cases of dengue logged this year.
The programme will be extended in 21 districts to achieve malaria elimination in State by 2030
"Malaria is spreading at a rapid pace in 32 flood-affected districts of the country where thousands of children are infected with the mosquito-borne disease," officials said.
There was an increase in cases compared to July when 105 cases of swine flu, 61 cases of dengue and 563 cases of malaria had been reported.
The highest number of cases was recorded in West Delhi and the Najafgarh area with 11 and 10 cases respectively.
The Medical and Health Department is shifting patients whose condition is critical to the government hospital for treatment.
“Doctors should offer their services on humanitarian grounds and save lives. They should not be involved in such activities.
This year too, it has recorded 3,345 malaria-positive cases, the second highest in the country, during the January to April period, Chhattisgarh being the table topper with 7,255 cases.
Scientist say they're mystified by that decision, warning it could leave million of kids at risk of dying from malaria as well as undermine future efforts to solve intractable problem in public health
Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar pledged to extend full support to eliminate malaria from the state and country.
During the campaign, the MCD took stringent action against construction sites that were seen flouting the rules by giving away breeding ground for mosquitoes.
As it has started raining at some places in the State, the water stagnates in empty places around residences, contributing to the rise of the cases.
While sleeping under LLIN is one of the best ways to prevent malaria and is considered a global best practice, the human right panel’s direction has put the health administration in a fix.
The state health department has progressed from Category 2 to Category 1 status between 2015 and 2021.
Dist so far this year has detected eight malaria infections, all imported cases, says DMLO
10 districts have not seen cases for 3 years
Andhra Pradesh has won a national-level award for best performance in malaria elimination by reducing the annual parasite index (API) under one in all its districts.
Even as all time low COVID cases can be a reason to heave a sigh of relief, increase in deaths due to malaria poses a worry.
For the last three years, the AP government has strived to make the State malaria-free and succeeded in bringing down malaria cases from 6,040 in 2018 to 1,139 in 2021.