More malaria this year in Chad compared to last year

Reports of malaria cases and deaths have increased this year compared to last year. So far, there have been 833,628 people suspected to have this infection and slightly more than 1,300 have died.

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Advice For Travellers

There is a high risk of exposure to malaria in Chad. All travellers 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.