Korea - North

Korea - North: General Health Risks


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

Risk of malaria is present in the southern half of the country. Only limited official information is available.

Risk is present in the country; areas of risk are specified:

High risk months for Malaria are: April to November

Incidence of Plasmodium falciparum Malaria: 0%

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.