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Re: Should I take Malaria medication for a PNG liveaboard?


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Posted by kevrumbo on September 16, 2008 at 15:11:34:

In Reply to: Should I take Malaria medication for a PNG liveaboard? posted by malibudiver on September 13, 2008 at 23:08:43:

You should take anti-mosquito precautions in general (DEET, permethrin, traveler's mosquito netting).

[URL="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/13/health/13brod.html"]Dengue Fever[/URL] is just as prevalent and potentially deadly as malaria. I contracted it in PNG, and it felt like the flu times ten-to-the-tenth power: it was that painful & debilitating!!!



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