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Prevention of Malaria
I am going to a low risk Malaria zone on the 19 Feb. Should I take Anti-Malaria medication or just go with lots fo creams, etc.

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01 Jan 0001

Thank you for visiting health24.com.

You can take anti-Malaria medication but these do have side effects. I suggest that you use creams/ointments, as well as wearing long trousers, especially at night, sleep under a mosquito net etc., to prevent being stung by the carriers of malaria.

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Dr Anrich Burger
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