Malaria increases in areas of Haryana State, India

So far this year, Mewat district in Haryana state has recorded 4 time the number of malaria cases as compared to last year at this time. Punhana and Nuh areas are the worst affected. Among the 1,448 reported cases, 17 have died.

Advice

Malaria cases and outbreaks occur throughout India. Any traveller 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.