Deaths due to malaria increase in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

The number of malaria deaths in this city has risen to 59 in the last month and a half. Almost half these deaths have been in senior citizens in the age group of 55 to 85 years.

Travellers to this city should be aware of the risk of exposure to malaria and take all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Anti-malaria medication is recommended.

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

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