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I'm going to Africa in 8 days what vaccine can I take for malaria?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Malaria

Can check: http://www.
mdtravelhealth.com/ for Malaria prophylaxis by country to be visited. Recommend seeing a travel medicine physician. There isn't an actual vaccine for malaria but there are varying medications.

In brief: Malaria

Can check: http://www.
mdtravelhealth.com/ for Malaria prophylaxis by country to be visited. Recommend seeing a travel medicine physician. There isn't an actual vaccine for malaria but there are varying medications.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Diane Minich
need to start the medication 1 week before travel.
Dr. Wendy Kaufer
Pediatrics
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In brief: Contact your doc!

Current recommendations include chemoprophylaxis with anti malarial medications PRIOR to, during and after travel.
The area to which you are traveling will determine which medication(s) you should take. Check the cdc.gov website for information specific to your travel plans. Contact your doctor ASAP so you can get prescriptions.

In brief: Contact your doc!

Current recommendations include chemoprophylaxis with anti malarial medications PRIOR to, during and after travel.
The area to which you are traveling will determine which medication(s) you should take. Check the cdc.gov website for information specific to your travel plans. Contact your doctor ASAP so you can get prescriptions.
Dr. Wendy Kaufer
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