Major increase in malaria cases in Visakhapatnam district, Andhra Pradesh, India

In the Visakhapatnam district, there have been more than 3,400 cases of malaria registered so far. This number is almost double the number of cases registered in the same time period last year.

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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.