Decrease in malaria cases in Mumbai, India, this year

With only 1,490 malaria cases and one death being reported in Mumbai, health authorities are hopeful that this trend will continue throughout the year. Nevertheless, any traveller 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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