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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Katz
26 years experience Pediatrics
There is none: Although there is research being conducted, there currently is no clinically licensed vaccine for malaria.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Wrong place to ask: This is a public information site based primarily in the US where volunteer physicians answer a range of medical questions. We are seen worldwide. We ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
27 years experience Pediatrics
According to CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/malaria/features/vaccines.html
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Future hope: Currently there is no vaccine for malaria although many are searching for this with some promising leads. There are medication s which can attack the ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Meds: You will take one of several possible medications on a daily basis starting before you go and for six weeks after you leave. First check the CDC websi ... Read More
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A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Please check the CDC website. In general it is advisable, particularly if you aver traveling to a rural area.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
45 years experience Travel Medicine
None Available: There no vaccine yet available for malaria anywhere in the world. Where malaria is a risk, preventative medicine must be taken. Check with the cdc web ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Meds: You will take one of several possible medications on a daily basis starting before you go and for six weeks after you leave. First check the CDC websi ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No, not yet: There is no vaccine in the US against malaria, but people who visit high-risk areas can ask their primary care doctors or travel-medicine doctors for ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Treatments: Antimalarial drugs all unique ways of treating and preventing the disease, but with commonality in targeting the parasite and killing it.
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