High death rate in children from malaria in Niger State, Nigeria

Every year approximately 19,000 children less than 5 years old die from malaria in Niger State.

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Advice For Travellers

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.