A 23-year-old female asked:
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hi. im going to mpumalanga in a week. do i need to take any medication ?

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Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
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Not specifically: Mpumalanga is fantastic.Have a great trip.Travel to Mpumalanga ,in general, only carries a Malaria risk if going to or around Kruger park.So specifically ,no, no medication required.We are not in malaria season.We are entering winter.If in doubt,speak to your booking agent.
Answered on Jun 11, 2019
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
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https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/south-africa
Jun 11, 2019
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Great answer! Since these posts do not reflect the time of year these questions are asked and the advice given, in general, for any travel, see the CDC travel advisories, which can advise based on current or seasonal problems, for vaccinations and health precautions: see this for South Africa;
Jun 11, 2019
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
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Remember.We suggest,advice and recommend.Treatment(or not) is not prescribed.You need to decide what to do with the opinion given
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