Malaria risk is widespread in Madagascar

Between January and the end of May, 31 districts, especially Atsimo-Andrefana, Atsimo-Atsinanana, Melaky, have reported increases in malaria infections. The nationwide total has reached almost 213,000 people with 187 deaths.

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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.