Malaria - sudden surge in malaria cases in Jaisalmer district, India

Health officials in the Jaisalmer district have noted a sudden increase in cases of malaria. Prior to May, there were no reported cases, but in May alone more than 100 cases were reported.

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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