Local malaria outbreak on Vizhinjam coast, India

A local outbreak of malaria involving 17 cases has been reported at Mukkola in the Vizhinjam coast. Six new cases were found in one day last week.

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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.