Risk is present in the country; areas of risk are specified:
Risk is present in rural areas of the following southeastern provinces: Hormozgan, the tropical part of Kerman, and the southern part of Sistan and Baluchestan.
Malaria risk is present below the altitude of : 1500 meters
High risk months for Malaria are: March to November
Malaria transmission vector(s): A.culicifacies, A.stephensi, A.superpictus
Incidence of Plasmodium falciparum Malaria: 7%
Of the five species of human malaria parasites, Plasmodium falciparum is the most dangerous. The remaining percentage represents malaria infections that may be caused by one or more of the following parasites: Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium ovale, Plasmodium malariae, and Plasmodium knowlesi.
Suppressive medication is not recommended.
Travellers going to risk areas should follow meticulous anti-mosquito bite measures from dusk to dawn during the malaria season. Download IAMAT's whitepaper How to Protect Yourself Against Malaria for details.