Malaria still a problem in some districts of Maharashtra , India, in spite of less cases than last year

Although there are fewer reports of malaria cases this year compared to last year, malaria is still a risk in Thane (1,558 reported cases), Raigad (425 cases) and Ratnagiri (114) cases.

Travellers to this region can reduce their risk of exposure to malaria by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Anti-malaria medication is recommended.

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