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How prevalent is malaria throughout the world?

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Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 doctors agree

In brief: 300-500 million/year

There are an estimated 300-500 million cases of malaria in the world per year, with about 1-3 million deaths.
Malaria is most prevalent in tropical areas.

In brief: 300-500 million/year

There are an estimated 300-500 million cases of malaria in the world per year, with about 1-3 million deaths.
Malaria is most prevalent in tropical areas.
Marianne DiNapoli
Marianne DiNapoli
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Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: 3% of world populatn

There were an estimated 216 million cases of malaria in 2010 and 655, 000 deaths.
Based on an approximate world population of 7 billion, that means roughly 3% of the population contracted the disease in 2010.

In brief: 3% of world populatn

There were an estimated 216 million cases of malaria in 2010 and 655, 000 deaths.
Based on an approximate world population of 7 billion, that means roughly 3% of the population contracted the disease in 2010.
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
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