Local outbreak of malaria in Campo Largo do Piauí, in Piauí, Brazil

There are reports of a local outbreak of malaria involving at least 300 cases in the city of Campo Largo do Piauí. Travellers to this region can reduce their risk of exposure to malaria by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Anti-malaria medication is not recommended by the World Health Organization, but travellers to this region can reduce their risk of exposure to malaria by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

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