How the northern areas of South Africa enter the wet weather during the summer, visitors to places where endemic malaria are alerted to the essential attention will be paid to protect themselves from a dangerous illness carried by an mosquito.
A number of issues were taken out of areas where it was thought to have been eliminated, such as the Waterberg District in the northeast of the Limpopo province, which saw Dr Peter Vincent from Netcare Travel Clinics and Medicross Tokai.
"The summer summer season in the northern areas of South Africa is related to an increase in the number of anopheles Mutilatia molecule and has been a major risk to resist the infection within endemic areas in southern Africa. The risk is higher between September through the following May, which is estimated Sea & Malaria season in South Africa, "Dr Vincent added.
Malaria disease can have a major impact on problems, especially if it is not identified and treated at an early stage. Passengers need to do homework before visiting areas where malaria may be present. Make sure you know where these areas are and understand what pre-care types do; may be necessary before your trip.
Malaria is in danger in the northern areas of the Limpopo area, east of Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal to the north as well as parts of neighboring countries such as Mozambique, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Namibia.
Dr Vincent noted that the NICD was earlier this year, which warned that there was a greater risk in the & # 39; receiving malaria in endemic areas both inside and outside the country's borders. In addition, based on its infection data, NICD has now recommended the Malaria Risk Map for South Africa for its & # 39; first time since 2013.
The map, published in the NICD Provisional Disease Partnership in September 2018, was still agreed with the Department of Health at the time of writing, and proposed the expansion of the dangerous malaria areas as far west as Lephalale in Limpopo and middle-risk areas outside Musina in the west, and Hoedspruit in the northwest.
The NICD recommends that visitors who have a endangered at risk preventing them from biting them with a mosquito, advise your extra steps, including the use of appropriate prophylaxis remedies, when they are; Visiting medium or highland areas in South Africa.
When you visit one of the highest risk areas, we recommend you accept a complete prevention strategy that is not just a & # 39; including the use of prophylaxis medication prescribed by your doctor, or a travel clinic, but also to take the necessary steps to avoid breaking a mosquito.
Those who visit any place where there is a risk to & # 39; Behavior of malaria, to use DEET breakdown in which DEET is on all areas of the skin that are open, sleep under full DEET mosquito networks throughout the year.
Although it may be active during the day on days that have been pulled out, a mosquito usually malaria is going to be in a position; Today's bait and giving people advice to change to long shirts, slides, long trousers and socks such as nightclubs.