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Sumbe: Malaria kills 173 people in Kwanza-Sul Province

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Sumbe - About 173 deaths by malaria were recorded over the last three months, in hospitals of the Central Kwanza-Sul Province, ANGOP has learnt.

The supervisor of the National Programme of Fight against Malaria, Agostinho Madeira, said the figure shows an increase of 16 cases with regard to the same period of the previous year.

The main victims are children aged under five and pregnant women.

Awareness campaigns will take place to overcome the situation.