What to Know About Malaria When You're Traveling
If you're planning to travel the world, it's important to know about malaria. According to LifeHacker, West Africa is the area with the highest risk of malaria transmission, and other areas of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and parts of South America can pose a malaria risk as well. Start by visiting a doctor or clinic that understands travel medicine. They’ll help you figure out how much of a risk malaria is at your destination. If they prescribe medication, then take it.