Are malaria outbreaks likely here? Not as long as S'pore keeps its guard up, say experts

Singapore was declared malaria-free by the World Health Organisation in 1982.
Singapore was declared malaria-free by the World Health Organisation in 1982.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

SINGAPORE - Despite low case numbers, Singapore remains guarded against the threat of malaria.

The nation was declared malaria-free by the World Health Organization in 1982, after battling many outbreaks and thousands of deaths from the mosquito-borne disease since the early 1900s.

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