Malaria increasing in Johannesburg, South Africa

From 8,000 reported cases of malaria in 2013, there were almost 14,000 cases last year in Johannesburg. 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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