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El Salvador certified as malaria-free by WHO – El Salvador – ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on El Salvador about Health; published on 25 Feb 2021 by WHO



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El Salvador is first Central American country to achieve this status, third in all of the Americas in recent years
El Salvador today became the first country in Central America to be awarded a certification of malaria elimination by the World Health Organization (WHO). The certification follows more than 50 years of commitment by the Salvadoran government and people to ending the disease in a country with dense population and geography hospitable to malaria.
“Malaria has afflicted humankind for…

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