Increases in malaria in municipality of Menongue, Angola

Of the almost 9,000 children treated at the Paediatric Hospital in the municipality of Menongue between September and November, 4,210 children had malaria. In general, the hospital is overwhelmed with patients, many of whom can only be treated in the hallways of the hospital due to a lack of beds.

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Malaria continues to be a high risk throughout Angola. All 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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