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Updated 07 November 2013

Always avoid mozzie bites

Preventative drugs are important in malarial areas, but none are 100% effective

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Preventative drugs are important in malarial areas, but none are 100% effective. Always take additional measures to avoid mosquito bites. For example,wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts, especially at dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are active.

-  Compiled by Olivia Rose-Innes, EnviroHealth and Travel Health Editor, Health24, July 2011

 
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