Malaria risk in Goma area, Democratic Republic of the Congo

In the last 2 weeks of October, the health regions of Machumbi and Kibati (about a hundred kilometers west of Goma in Walikale territory) reported 1,005 people infected with malaria. There was 1 death.

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Advice For Travellers

Any traveller 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.