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A 40-year-old member asked:

Please answer! what malaria tablets do i need when traveling to africa?

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Dr. Robert Isaacs
40 years experience
Malaria in Africa: Where you travel to in africa does make a difference. Mosquito species vary by region and local resistance patterns influence choice. There are many potential options for prevention. Visit the website of the cdc to investigate. Here is a url that may be helpful: http://www.Cdc.Gov/malaria/travelers/index.Html.
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Generally yes.: Obviously depends upon the season, where you will be and how long you will be staying, but the best advice is available on cdc website, or consult with your local travel physician.
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