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WHO - Mekong Malaria Elimination: epidemiology summary, volume 14, April–June 2021

October 12, 2021 - 14:52 -- Malaria World

From April to June 2021, countries in the Greater Mekong subregion (GMS) reported 12 454 malaria cases.

Cambodia
Cambodia reported 596 cases, a 74% decrease compared to the same time period in 2020. P. falciparum + mixed cases and P. vivax constituted 10% and 90% of cases, respectively.

China (Yunnan Province)
Yunnan reported 47 P. vivax cases and 0 P. falciparum + mixed cases. Among those, no indigenous cases were reported.

Lao People's Democratic Republic
Lao People's Democratic Republic reported 805 cases, a 103% increase compared to the same time period in 2020. P. falciparum + mixed cases and P. vivax constituted 55% and 45% of cases respectively.

Myanmar
Myanmar reported 9763 cases of which 7% were P. falciparum + mixed cases and 93% were P. vivax. It should be noted that only partial data was available for Myanmar during this period.

Thailand
Thailand reported 1102 cases, a 33% decrease compared to the same time period in 2020. P. falciparum + mixed cases and P. vivax constituted 2% and 95% of cases, respectively.

Viet Nam
Viet Nam reported 141 cases, a 54% decrease compared to the same time period in 2020. P. falciparum + mixed cases and P. vivax constituted 36% and 64% of cases, respectively.

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