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Which of the countries in Africa with the highest burden of malaria also recorded the sharpest year-on-year increase in cases?

In 2020, Nigeria (27%), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (12%), Uganda (5%), Mozambique (4%), Angola (3.4%) and Burkina Faso (3.4%) accounted for about 55% of all cases globally. Case incidence was higher in 2020 than in 2015 in four countries – by less than 25% in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria and Uganda; and increased by 40% in Angola.

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