The World Health Organization [WHO] has advised that no child under 8 years of age should be taken into a malaria area unless absolutely necessary.Having said this I should mention that there are safe anti-malarials available for young children, but I would prefer to not use them in children under 12 months of age.There is an anti-malarial called Malarone that is used in young children. Your pharmacist will have the details and doses for your child but wait until your son is a bit older.
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