Malaria deaths in Arunachal Pradesh, India

Nine people, including 4 children and 3 women, died from malaria in an outbreak involving 81 cases in the village of Longkhaw in Arunachal Pradesh. 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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