Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam: General Health Risks


Malaria is transmitted by the night-time - dusk to dawn - biting female Anopheles mosquito.

Travellers visiting rural areas, wooded areas, national parks and jungles must take meticulous anti-mosquito bite measures.

Note: Infection with Plasmodium knowlesi, a malaria parasite of Old World monkeys, has been reported in humans. The main vector for P. knowlesi is Anopheles latens found in forested and jungle areas which feeds outdoors at dusk. 

Risk is present in the country; no official information is available:

High risk months for Malaria are: to

Incidence of Plasmodium falciparum Malaria: %

Areas with drug resistant Malaria:

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.