Malaria problem in Acre, Brazil

Health authorities are reported to be considering a state of emergency after 142 cases of malaria were diagnosed in the municipality of Rodrigues Alves in the past 2 weeks.

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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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