Severe malaria in Chhattisgarh, India

In the first 3 months of this year, at least 32,000 cases of malaria were diagnosed in the state of Chhattisgarh. Most of the infected people (26,600) had the most severe form of malaria caused by Plasmodium Falciparum.

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Advice For Travellers

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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