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Malaria is a potentially fatal disease, but it is preventable and treatable.
Mortality amongst travellers who catch malaria varies between 2-3%. The main factor associated with a poor prognosis is a delay in diagnosis and initiating treatment.
This is why it is very important to consistently follow the preventative measures recommended at the pre-travel consultation, and to urgently seek medical advice whenever a fever appears during or after a trip to tropical zones.
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