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A 25-year-old male asked:

We arw traveling to the kruger national park on friday and will be staying for 9 days, is it necessary to take malaria prevention medication, if so which ones would be best to use?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Malaria: Dr. Barday already provided medication recommendations. What month is the trip. Kruger National Park is considered a high risk Malaria area from October to May.
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