Anopheles gambiae mosquitos, a vector for the malaria parasite, hang on a net at the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) insect research facility in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: EPA

Burundi malaria ‘epidemic’ rages as half the population infected

  • UN said 5.7 million cases of malaria had been recorded in Burundi in 2019
  • Tiny country of 11 million people has still not declared a national emergency
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Anopheles gambiae mosquitos, a vector for the malaria parasite, hang on a net at the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) insect research facility in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: EPA
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