Record number of malaria cases in Venezuela

There have been 82,702 reported cases of malaria this year. The most affected states include Bolívar (more than three fourths of all the cases), Amazonas, Delta Amacuro, Monagas, Sucre, Zulia and Guárico.

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Advice For Travellers

Any traveller 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.