Malaria deaths increase in Zamfara State, Nigeria

In the first half of this year, 276 children under the age of five and 74 pregnant women died from malaria. There were over 76,000 reported malaria cases in under-five children.

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Advice For Travellers

The risk of exposure to malaria is high nationwide. All 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.