CDC officials: U.S. seeing its first cases of malaria in 20 years

The CDC says Americans usually contract malaria while traveling overseas -- so this small outbreak is unusual.

News 12 Staff

Jun 27, 2023, 12:38 PM

Updated 302 days ago

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The United States is seeing its first cases of malaria contracted in the country in two decades.
The CDC has issued a warning to doctors and health officials.
The agency says four cases turned up in Florida, and one in Texas.
The CDC says Americans usually contract malaria while traveling overseas -- so this small outbreak is unusual.


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