There is a high risk of malaria especially November to June, in the northern half of Botswana and due to the recent heavy rains there has been an increase in the number of cases of malaria in malaria prone areas namely; Okavango, Ngami, Chobe, Boteti, Tutume and Bobirwa. Cases of the disease have also been reported in areas that do not usually have malaria.
These include North East, Serowe, Palapye, Mahalapye, Kgatleng, Kweneng, Kgalagadi South and Gantsi.
I think that answers your question.
It is simply not worth the risk to ever go without taking your anti malarial medication. You need only take one pill a week,
It depends on which type of malarial pill you are going to take, mine are daily tablets, which I start taking before I leave for our trip and after return, however, other types not so. Ask your Doctor who knows your medical history as to your best choice & the regime for the tablets.
My doctor in my visit today recommended Doxycycline for my forthcoming Africa trip but always a good idea to go to your own GP who knows your medical history as Nooee says.
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