28/06/2023 08:00 PM | Click to read full article
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a warning after five U.S. residents were diagnosed with locally acquired malaria, indicating they contracted the mosquito-borne illness within the country. Locally acquired cases of mosquito-borne malaria had not been reported in the U.S. for two decades. The recent cases occurred in Florida and Texas. Preventive measures should be taken to avoid mosquito bites.