Huge malaria problem in Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

This year, there have been over 1 million cases of malaria, including 2,000 deaths, reported in Katanga Province. 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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