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Malaria Prevention Information System

Information on prevention of malaria for travelers is now available 24 hours a day by calling (404) 639-1610. The information system, which is a CDC pilot project, gives general information about malaria and malaria prevention and detailed recommendations on malaria prevention in specific geographic areas (Africa, the Indian subcontinent, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, South America, China and Southeast Asia, and Oceania). Information on prevention of malaria in children and pregnant or breastfeeding women is also available. Callers can select any one or all of the informational messages and should be prepared to write down the names and dosages of drugs. The information will be updated as needed.

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