Saudi Arabia sees a rise in malaria cases

Posted on May 26, 2013 • Filed under: Middle East, Tourists ill, Travel Health

According to, there have 2,788 cases of malaria diagnosed in the Kingdom since 2011, according to the Health Ministry. Most malaria victims come from the Tahama region like Jazan and Al Qunfutha. Most cases occur during the rainy seasons. About 97 percent originate outside the Kingdom. Read article

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