Malaria outbreak in Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Health authorities have reported at least 50 cases of malaria in a new outbreak in the Oshikoto Region. Last year during the same time period, there were only 6 cases.

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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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