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How can someone prevent african trypanosomiasis while on vacation?

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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Yes and no

There is no vaccine or drug for prophylaxis against african trypanosomiasis.
Preventive measures are aimed at minimizing contact with tsetse flies. Wear long-sleeved shirts and pants of medium-weight material. Wear long-sleeved shirts and pants of medium-weight material. Use insect repellent.

In brief: Yes and no

There is no vaccine or drug for prophylaxis against african trypanosomiasis.
Preventive measures are aimed at minimizing contact with tsetse flies. Wear long-sleeved shirts and pants of medium-weight material. Wear long-sleeved shirts and pants of medium-weight material. Use insect repellent.
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