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Updated Malaria Advice for Malaysia and Nepal

14 Jul 2015

The malaria advice for Malaysia and Nepal has recently been updated. These countries were considered by the Scottish Malaria Advisory Group (SMAG) after an extensive trawl of the available data was undertaken. Overall the incidence of malaria is declining to low levels in these areas.

Advice for Travellers

  • Further information is available on the individual country record for Malaysia and Nepal.
  • Travellers should always discuss their malaria risk with a healthcare professional.
  • Travellers in malaria risk destinations must take steps to avoid mosquito bites and report any fevers promptly.