Malaria outbreak alarms officials in Namibia

A sudden increase in malaria cases in the Ohangwena Region has alarmed health officials. So far, approximately 430 cases and several fatalities have been registered in the past month.

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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 for persons travelling to this region from November through June.

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