Malaria cases increasing in Maguindanao, Philippines

There have been 2 deaths and 67 people infected with malaria this year. There has been an increase in the number of cases compared to last year. 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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