High numbers of malaria cases may occur in South Sudan

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), a medical care non-governmental organization, has warned that there may be a second exceptionally high number of cases this year. Last year, MSF treated over 170,000 patients for malaria in South Sudan.

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Advice For Travellers

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.