Malaria - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2019
For 2019, 8 641 malaria cases were reported in the EU/EEA, 8 638 (> 99%) of which were confirmed.
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Malaria is caused by Plasmodium parasites. During the 20th century, malaria was eradicated from many temperate areas, including the whole of the EU, and is now limited to tropical countries. Due to the large number of imported cases in Europe, malaria is mainly a travel medicine issue.Read more