268 villages exposed to malaria in East Singhbhum district, Jharkhand, India

With at least 4,000 suspected case of malaria and 4 deaths, 268 villages are considered to be at risk of malaria transmission in the East Singhbhum district.

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Advice For Travellers

There is generally a high risk of exposure to malaria in most parts of India. All travellers to any region where malaria transmission is occurring can reduce their risk of exposure by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Anti-malaria medication is recommended.

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