Malaria cases grow in Buenaventura, Colombia

There has been a major increase in the number of people diagnosed with malaria in Buenaventura. In the first 3 months of this year, at least 470 people have been infected.

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Advice For Travellers

There is a risk of exposure to malaria in this city. 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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