Malaria outbreak in Tocantins, Brazil

Nine cases of malaria have been reported in the past 2 weeks in the municipality of Araguatins.

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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.