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Malaria endemic countries

World Distribution of malaria from mid 19th century to 2010
Source: Eliminating Malaria: Learning from the Past, Looking Ahead. P&I Series Report

Malaria transmission continued to affect 99 countries and territories around the world, inflicting a tremendous burden on countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

In addition, country-level malaria estimates available for 2010 show that 80% of estimated malaria deaths occurred in 14 of the 99 countries with ongoing transmission. Together, DR Congo and Nigeria accounted for over 40% of the estimated global total of malaria deaths. Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique and Côte d’Ivoire were also highly affected by malaria. These six countries accounted for an estimated 47% (103 million) of global malaria cases. In South-East Asia, the second most affected part of the world, India has the highest malaria burden, followed by Indonesia and Myanmar.

List of malaria endemic countries: 2012

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