Malaria outbreak in Sokoto, Nigeria

The outbreak of malaria involving medical treatment for more than 2,000 infected people in just 8 days illustrates the high risk of exposure to malaria for travellers to Nigeria.

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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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