As of June 4th 2019, this year fifteen have been reported
having malaria after their visits to foreign malarious areas. Accordingly,
Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) provides the following
1. Identify malaria risk areas overseas and take precautions before
traveling (consultation and medication).
2. For malaria risk areas in Korea, tablets and other useful
information, visit KCDC website (www.cdc.go.kr), or call at 1339 (call center number).
3. After returning to Korea, if malaria symptoms are developed, seek
immediate medical help and receive treatment informing them of your overseas
* Initial symptoms are a combination of chills and fever, and soon afterward
one can develop gastrointestinal symptoms such as abdominal pain, vomiting, and
4. Take preventive measures by wearing long sleeves and using mosquito
5. Overseas travelers, mission groups and volunteers must be well-informed
malaria prevention measures.