Increased deaths in children due to malaria in South Sudan

There has been an increase in the number of children dying from malaria in Wonduruba and Lainya counties where there are shortages of malaria medications.

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Advice For Travellers

There is a high risk of malaria exposure in South Sudan. 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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