Risk is present on Boa Vista Island and São Tiago. Take meticulous anti-mosquito bite measures in these areas.
Risk is absent in most of the country; risk exists only in specified areas:
High risk months for Malaria are: July to November
Incidence of Plasmodium falciparum Malaria: >99%
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.