by Nicky McLean
In addition to the malaria articles right here in the BootsnAll Traveler’s Toolkit, here are some other resources online to help you learn more about this killer disease and how to keep from getting sick.
- CDC Malaria Section
Malaria information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including a page of malaria information for travelers.
- The Travel Clinic
Medical precautions to take both before and during your travels (malaria and other diseases covered).
- What Is Malaria?
All the nasty details of malaria and the parasite responsible.
- Malaria & Drug Resistance
This report on drug resistant malaria also includes links to relevant news and books.
Malaria Foundation International helps develop and implement new ways to fight the disease.
- Books on Malaria
Really concerned? Pick up some books on the subject.
- To Lariam or Not to Lariam?
One person’s site dedicated to the not-always pretty side effects of one of the most widely used (and most controversial) anti-malarial drugs. There’s even a US organization that talks about the dangers of taking Lariam.
- WHO/TDR Malaria Database
Fair enough, the stuff here may be comprehensible only to scientists and researchers. But if you’re interested, check it out.
>> Be sure to check out the other malaria information right here in the BootsnAll Traveler’s Toolkit!