Maria is serious problem in Maniema Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Of the 147 recorded cases of malaria in the health zone of Kalima, 55 cases have died. Across Maniema Province, there have been at least 24,500 reported cases of malaria. 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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