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malaria and other vaccines

mx
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malaria and other vaccines

how long before going to SA do the vaccines need to be injected ?

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1. Re: malaria and other vaccines

There are no vaccines for malaria. There are oral prescriptions which vary, but typically need to be started approximately three days before entering a malaria risk area (ask your doctor).

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2. Re: malaria and other vaccines

You only need the malaria tablets for certain areas in South Africa (mainly Kruger) and not the whole of South Africa.

No vaccines necessary.

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3. Re: malaria and other vaccines

thank you !

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4. Re: malaria and other vaccines

malaria tablets ...... over the counter? or Dr note needed?

Also, if including Namibia, and Victoria Falls, in addition to CT and Kruger, would just the malaria tablets still suffice?

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5. Re: malaria and other vaccines

Rx needed for antimalarial...speak with doctor. Nothing else unless going to Zambia for VF, in which case Yellow Fever jab needed if going through SA, even if just transiting. YF jab not needed if seeing falls in Zimbabwe and going back via SA.

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