As the country closes in on malaria eradication certification by the WHO - provided there are no indigenous cases again this year - health officials announced that the 363 infections recorded in the SE province of Sistan-Baluchestan since March were in cross-border travellers from neighbouring Pakistan or Iranians who had visited Pakistan. Read more
Advice for travellers
Travelvax recommends that travellers planning a visit to malarious regions discuss their itinerary and preventative measures, including medication, during a pre-travel medical consultation. More on malaria.
Before you travel, call Travelvax Australia’s telephone advisory service on 1300 360 164 (toll-free from landlines) for country-specific advice and information. You can also make an appointment at your nearest Travelvax clinic to obtain vaccinations, medication to prevent or treat illness, and accessories for your journey.