No malaria cases recorded in Tripoli, confirms official

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No malaria cases recorded in Tripoli, confirms official

November 13, 2017 - 18:54
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The National Center for Disease Control has denied receiving any cases of malaria in Tripoli. Through the Ministry of Health Facebook page on Sunday,

The director of Disease Control Department of the Centre, Tahir Al-Shaibi, refuted the news circulated on social media and news websites in this regard and called on citizens not to be dragged into these rumors.

Al-Shaibi confirmed that the current cases proved to be mosquito bites that caused redness and swelling, explaining that this is a repeated annual cycle due to the coinciding of warm weather with the fall of rain, making it a breeding ground for mosquitos.