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Another deadly disease has struck Mzansi There have already been two deaths

At least 3.2 billion people worldwide are still at risk of developing malaria, with 350-500 million clinical cases reported each year. Malaria kills about 600,000 people in Africa each year, the majority of them are children under the age of five. In Sub-Saharan Africa, 60 percent of these clinical cases and 80 percent of malaria deaths occur. Malaria is a severe impediment to the region's social and economic growth.

In this image, a malaria patient in Limpopo is seen.

Malaria is primarily transmitted along South Africa's border areas. Malaria is endemic in several regions of South Africa's nine provinces (Limpopo, Mpumalanga, and KwaZulu-Natal), with 10% of the population (about 4.9 million people) at risk of catching the disease. Malaria transmission is seasonal in South Africa, with instances beginning to rise in October, peaking in January and February, and diminishing in May. (See https://www.health.gov.za/malaria/ for further information.)

Since the start of the malaria season, the Limpopo Health Department has reported two deaths and more than 400 malaria cases, raising fears in South Africa. Thilivhali Muavha sa, the department's spokeswoman

Many children have been impacted by the deadly sickness, which has caused parents to express their worries. They want the government to make the new malaria vaccine available to individuals in that area.

Fever, chills, general discomfort, headache, nausea, and vomiting are some of the signs and symptoms of malaria. Diarrhea, Pain in the abdomen Pain in the muscles or joints Fatigue, rapid breathing, and a rapid heart rate are all signs of exhaustion. Cough. If people have these symptoms, they should seek medical help right away.The Malari incident ([maˈlari]; Indonesian: Peristiwa Malari, short for Malapetaka Lima Belas Januari, "Fifteenth of January Disaster") was a student demonstration and riot that happened from 15 to 16 January 1974. In reaction to a state visit by the Japanese Prime Minister, Kakuei Tanaka, students held a demonstration protesting corruption, high prices, and inequality in foreign investments. After provocation by suspected agent provocateurs, the demonstrations became riots, which eventually turned into a pogrom. By the end of the incident, 11 protestors had been killed and hundreds of cars and buildings destroyed.

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