On June 16 the Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued a warning to U.S. travelers to the Exumas
, particularly Georgetown
, concerning an outbreak of malaria. There have been 16 confirmed cases, mostly among local residents, some of whom may have traveled recently to Haiti
. The government
is recommending travelers take chloroquine prophylactically. The warning in its entirety can be found at www.cdc.gov/travel
. Updated information can also be obtained from the State Dept. at 1-888-407-4747.