Dramatic increase in malaria infections in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

From January to the end of August, the city of Ahmedabad has recorded a dramatic increase in malaria cases, starting with 38 infected people in January to a total of 4,782 cases now.

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Advice For Travellers

The risk for travellers may be high in various locations in the city. 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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