6 cases of malaria in persons who had not traveled outside the area found in Tshwane, South Africa

Health authorities have confirmed 6 cases of malaria in Tshwane in persons who had not travelled outside the area. Authorities suspect that some travellers may have inadvertently imported infected mosquitoes into the area.

Travellers to this region can reduce their risk of exposure to malaria by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Malaria.

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