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Malaria outbreak in Sudan - new prevention advice

25 Apr 2023

Media quoting the Sudanese Ministry of Health and the United Nations report a continuing malaria outbreak in Sudan. Khartoum and Toker are among the areas reporting increased malaria. Malaria case numbers are expected to continue rising in Sudan and this is likely to be made worse by the current conflict situation.

Advice for Travellers

Malaria is a potentially serious infection that is transmitted to humans by mosquito bites.

If you are travelling to Sudan, you should:

If you develop a high temperature (fever) during your trip, or if you have recently returned from a country where malaria is a risk, you should seek medical advice as soon as possible and tell the doctor about your recent travel history.

See the fitfortravel malaria section and Sudan country page for further information.