Worrisome increases in malaria in Mali

Authorities have expressed concern over a surge in malaria cases in Mali's northern areas as well as other regions during the last few weeks, especially in Timbuktu, Gao and Kidal. The actual number of cases is not included in this report.

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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.