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Changes to the Bolivia Malaria Map and Advice

01 Aug 2017

The malaria advice and map for Bolivia has recently been updated. This is following consideration by the Scottish Malaria Advisory Group (SMAG) after an extensive trawl of the available data.

Malaria risk is present throughout the year. Risk is highest northern Beni and Pando (especially the localities of Guayaramerin and Riberalta). In eastern and western parts of Beni and in Nor Cinti province in the south  risk is not high enough to warrant antimalarial tablets for most travellers, however, it may be considered for certain groups who may be at higher risk. Risk is low in all other areas.

Please see the malaria section of the Bolivia country record for further details.