How important is malaria vaccine for India? Know what experts say
How important is malaria vaccine for India? Know what experts say

Experts View about Malaria vaccine Mosquirix: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one crore five million people suffer from malaria in a year in India. Out of these, 19-20 thousand people die prematurely. Now on October 6, after the approval of the WHO for the malaria vaccine, Mosquirix, there is hope of stopping the disease. Experts say that this vaccine can prove to be a milestone for developing countries like India. In the article of Dainik Jagran newspaper, Dr. Radhakrishna Ramchandani, Associate Professor of AIIMS, Raipur has told that what will be the effect of this vaccine in India? He says that this vaccine, which is administered to children under the age of five, will reduce the country's major problem to a great extent in the coming time by reducing the mortality rate in deadly malaria by 30 percent.

According to Dr. Radhakrishna, Malaria causes maximum death of children. He says that if we do a class-wise analysis of malaria deaths, we find that about 67 percent of children have a mortality rate. Children below 5 years of age are more among the dead.

Why the effect on children More in
young children, the parasites of malaria have more effect. The reason for the greater impact of this disease in children is that children do not come in first contact with the parasite. In the body of children, immunity is not formed at that level as compared to adults. Due to which this disease becomes fatal for children suffering from malaria for the first time.

Answering the question in which areas of India are the most affected by malaria , Dr. Radhakrishna says that although malaria occurs in every area of ​​India, but especially in small mountainous areas, this disease is more spread in the forest areas. Is. This disease is found more in the eastern and central part of the country, in which the states of North East and Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Jharkhand are prominent.

This parasite spreads Malaria
A parasite named Plasmodium enters the body on the bite of a mosquito and causes malaria. These parasites are of four types, of the Plasmodium found in India and many parts of the world, falciparum is fatal.

Answering the question in which areas of India are the most affected by malaria , Dr. Radhakrishna says that although malaria occurs in every area of ​​India, but especially in small mountainous areas, this disease is more spread in the forest areas. Is. This disease is found more in the eastern and central part of the country, in which the states of North East and Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Jharkhand are prominent.

This parasite spreads Malaria
A parasite named Plasmodium enters the body on the bite of a mosquito and causes malaria. These parasites are of four types, of the Plasmodium found in India and many parts of the world, falciparum is fatal.

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