If you are planning to travel to any African countries for safari this summer then this guide will help you. First thing you need to know about most African countries is there is a high level of crime and the next important thing you should know that these countries have large mosquito population that spread diseases like Malaria and Dengue. However with little precautions and awareness can make your travel pleasant and memorable.
Avoid Mosquito Bites
As most of us are aware that Malaria is a very serious disease and can be life threatening. It is the single largest cause of death in African countries. Malaria is transmitted when a infected mosquito bites a person. In most cases malaria can be prevented by taking an anti malarial medicines, but the best option is to avoid mosquito bites. You can avoid mosquito bites by using effective mosquito repellents that are available in United States. Travelers to African countries with malaria, including infants and children should visit their health care provider four weeks before travel for vaccinations and a prescription for an antimalarial drug.
As these countries are known for having high crime rates, you need to take some safety precautions for well being of yours and your family. Your and your family safety primarily depends on your ability to follow some simple guidelines and directions from your instructors. Africa is not a place for independent exploration, so its better to have local guide from a reputed travel agency. Follow exact directions, and get along well in the company of others at all times.
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