Travelling to Mali? Need Vaccinations?
|MMR||Yes||Person-to-Person||MMR, Course of Two||£49|
|DTaP||Yes||Person-to-Person||Revaxis, Single Dose||£39|
|Yellow Fever||Yes||Mosquitoes||Yellow Fever, Stamaril, Dingle Dose||£69|
|Typhoid||Yes||Contaminated Food and Water||Typhim Vi, Single Dose||£49|
|Hepatitis A||Yes||Contaminated Food and Water||Epaxyl, Single Dose||£79|
|Meningitis||Yes||Person-to-Person||Meningitis ACWY (Nimenrix), Single Dose||£65|
|Cholera||Yes||Contaminated Food and Water||Dukorol, Course of Two||£35|
|Hepatitis B||Yes||Body Fluids, Medical Intervention||EnergixB, Course of Three||£55|
|Rabies||Yes||Infected Animals||Rabipur, Course of Three||£65|
Risk of Malaria in Mali
Malaria is spread by the plasmodium parasite passed to humans from the bite of an anopheles mosquito. Malaria is a serious illness with symptoms include fever, chills, sweats and flu like symptoms. In severe cases, malaria can be fatal. There isn’t currently a vaccine available for our travellers, although there are other ways to protect yourself.
Travellers to areas where there is a Risk of Malaria should get advice regarding Malaria Medication which can be taken to help stop the illness from developing. The type of medication required depends on your destination, itinerary, length of stay and current medical condition. Further reduce the risk of by practising mosquito Bite Avoidance by using insect repellent such as DEET 50% and covering exposed skin by wearing long sleeves and trousers.
Yellow Fever Risk and Certification Requirements for Mali
Yellow Fever is a serious viral illness spread by mosquitoes in the tropical regions of Africa and South America. For further information, please see Yellow Fever Vaccination.