Chapter 4 contents Basic medical kit Immunizations and inoculations Health resources for travellers Malaria Heat, sunburn, dehydration and dust Purifying drinking water Vomiting and diarrhoea Toilets Altitude sickness Sexually transmitted diseases and infections Other ailments Staying healthy on the plane Healthcare in Africa Traditional medicine Travel insurance
It’s all in the book.
But here are six words for free: malaria tablets and yellow fever jabs.
And a few more: while malaria tablets are absolutely essential to protect against an easily caught and potentially extremely dangerous disease, having the yellow fever vaccination is more about having the essential certificate for crossing borders. It’s also a dangerous, mosquito-borne disease, but you’re much less likely to come into contact with it than malaria.
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