People with certain conditions are at high-risk of contracting malaria abroad. These individuals are recommended to only travel if it is necessary, otherwise they should avoid visiting malaria risk zones. Some of the conditions which increase malaria risk include:

  • Asplenia
  • Compromised Immune Response
  • Pregnancy
  • Young Children & Infants
  • HIV / AIDs

Although all of our content is written and reviewed by healthcare professionals, it should not be substituted for or used as medical advice. If you have any questions about your health, please speak to your doctor.

Authored Dec 22, 2017 by Joseph Issac, MPharm
Reviewed Jun 17, 2021 by Prabjeet Saundh, MPharm