50 cases of malaria create alarm in Canalete, Córdoba, Colombia

There have been 50 cases of malaria reported in Canalete in Córdoba Department. Malaria is not usually found in this area. The strain of malaria is not reported. Travellers to this region can reduce their risk of exposure to malaria by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Anti-malaria medication may be considered.

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