New Genus of Malaria ‘Plasmodium ovale’ detected in Kerela

The Health Minister of Kerala KK Shailaja has announced that a new genus of malaria, Plasmodium ovale has been detected in the state. The disease was detected in a soldier who travelled from Sudan and he has being treated at the district hospital in Kannur.

Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja said ” Plasmodium ovale, a new genus of malaria, has been detected in the State. It was found in a soldier who was being treated at the District hospital in Kannur. The soldier had come from Sudan. The spread of the disease can be avoided with timely treatment and preventive measures.”

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