New malaria outbreak in Pos Poi, Perak, Malaysia

A new malaria outbreak has been reported in a village in Pos Poi. At least 6 people were infected with the severe strain of malaria called P. falciparum.

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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.

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