One of the FAQs when travelling to tropical countries of Asia is if any medication for malaria should be taken.And the truth is that there is no one answer, but it really depends on the destination and what you going to do. For example, it would be prudent to take preventive medication against malaria if you plan on hiking in the North of Thailand, near the border with Myanmar. There is however no need taking to make a trip to the famous island of Phuket. Learn more on the subject from Josyann Abisaab. According to the who, malaria prevention is as simple as that two and two are four. These are the four points of your prevention plan: be aware of the risks of contracting malaria in the country who visits, symptoms and incubation period. Avoid the bites of mosquitoes, especially between dusk and dawn.
Take the proper preventive medication. Immediately seek medical care if you suffer from fever for a week or more in the country of destination. What measures should you take? Taking into account the plan of who which previously indicated, protect against the Malaria is especially a matter of common sense. Here are some tips: carefully Prepare your luggage. How malaria is spread by mosquitoes, can take very simple measures to prevent bites as wearing shirt and Pant long overnight and use repellent insect and mosquito nets. If you are travelling to a high-risk area, take the appropriate measures (note that in many of these areas there are strains of MDR-malaria, so you must make sure with your doctor that you are taking the correct medication). Openly consult your doctor about the real risks of contracting malaria during his trip. Remember that drugs against malaria can be expensive, have very unpleasant side effects and are not 100% effective, so make sure that you really need to take them. Between in Internet forums to learn the experience of other travelers in malaria-affected countries. Where can you get more information? To obtain more data, as well as a list of countries affected by malaria and information on preventive measures, can go to the Centers for disease prevention and Control. Original author and source of the article.