Malaria cases and deaths in several provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Malaria has killed 9 children in one week in the village of Kipamba, in Katanga Province. In the province of Kasaï-Occidental, there have been 67 deaths and over 3,700 cases of reported malaria. In Orientale Province, over 100 deaths and 2,000 cases have been reported. Travellers to these regions can reduce their risk of exposureto malaria by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Anti-malariamedication is recommended.

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