Malaria is leading cause of death in Bayelsa State, Nigeria

After reviewing health statistics from last year, health authorities have identified malaria as the leading cause of death in Bayelsa State.

Travellers to this region can reduce their risk of exposure to malaria by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Anti-malaria medication is recommended.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Malaria.

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