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Hi, we are visiting mozambique in january, i would like to know whats the best malaria prevention medication for adults and for a 5 year old?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Different regions have different types of malaria. https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/clinician/none/mozambique addresses consideration of specific malarial drugs when traveling to Mozambique. Recommend consulting with a travel medicine specialist. Malarial species in Mozambique- Malaria species: P. falciparum >90%, P. malariae, P. ovale, and P. vivax rare.

Answered Nov 20, 2017

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