Six deaths due to cerebral (brain) malaria in Koderma District, Jharkhand State, India

Cerebral (brain) malaria has killed 6 people in Karmikund village in the past 48-hours. Ten more are ill with malaria.

Travellers to this region should be aware of the risk of exposure to malaria and take all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Anti-malaria medication is recommended.

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