Malaria spikes in SW

Around 4,000 suspected and confirmed malaria infections have been recorded this year in the SW governate of Taiz, the site of ongoing conflict in the civil war. As stated by ProMED, ‘malaria is endemic in Yemen especially in the western part along the Red Sea and in pockets on the south coast’. Read more

Advice for travellers

Travelvax recommends that travellers planning a visit to malarious regions discuss their itinerary and preventative measures, including medication, during a pre-travel medical consultation. More on malaria.

Before you travel, call Travelvax Australia’s telephone advisory service on 1300 360 164 (toll-free from landlines) for country-specific advice and information. You can also make an appointment at your nearest Travelvax clinic to obtain vaccinations, medication to prevent or treat illness, and accessories for your journey.