Malaria may be increasing in Venezuela

So far this year, there have been 88,000 cases of malaria registered in Venezuela. The state of Bolivar and especially the municipality of Sifontes have reported the majority of the cases.

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Advice For Travellers

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.