Malaria is number one disease in Mali

According to health authorities, malaria is the number one cause of illness nationwide. Malaria accounts for 40% of all visits to hospitals and health clinics. The majority of the cases occur during the rainy season from August to November.

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Advice For Travellers

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.

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