ATLANTA -- The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
canceled its recommendation, made in December, that U.S. travelers
headed for the Dominican Republic's Altagracia province and its
Bavaro Beach resort area take chloroquine to ward off malaria.
The malaria outbreak is over in that area, the CDC and Dominican
Republic Ministry of Health officials said. However, travelers to
rural areas outside the resorts should take the chloroquine, they