Malaria cases increasing in Thiruvananthapuram, India

Health officials have expressed some concern regarding the increasing number of malaria cases among migrant labourers in the city. In the last week, at least 6 cases were detected. 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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