Pharmacy2u Increasing Malaria Awareness

Pharmacy2u Increasing Malaria Awareness

Malaria is a very serious disease that can be fatal, it is estimated that there are 200 million new cases of it a year around the world. The risk of being bitten by a mosquito and the actual type of malaria you are at risk from depends on the country you visit and the time of the year you go there.

Anyone considering visiting an area where there is the risk of malaria should definitely put the research in a long time before hand in order to best prepare themselves and ensure their safety. This is even more important if you are thinking of taking younger children! In the UK in 2012 alone, more than 1300 people returned with the disease and this was largely due to the fact that many of them did not take the necessary medication to prevent it.

In order to simplify what can sometimes be quite a confusing disease to combat, Pharmacy2u have released a helpful video outlining what malaria is and how best to prepare for visiting an area where you are at risk from it. The online pharmacy provides a service that informs you whether you will be at risk of malaria in the area you’re visiting and what medications it suggests you take.

They begin by explaining how prevention and preparation is the key to reducing the risk of being infected. It’s good to see what is essentially a video that isn’t solely plugging products but offers useful tips such as ensuring as much of your skin is covered by clothing as possible to reduce the risk of being bitten.

Pharmacy2u you offer a broad selection of the most popular repellent brands and suggest they have a strength of at least 20%, though 50% is generally preferable as it lasts longer. The likes of Jungle Formula and Ben’s are popular brands and Pharmacy2u have many more available.

Along with this they offer an online consultation to help answer any of your questions and concerns and to also let you know what medication is necessary for what region.

Overall the video gives a clear and concise breakdown of what measures you should take to avoid bites. If malaria is prevalent in an area you are thinking of traveling to then it would be a good decision to watch this video.

So be sure to check out Pharmacy2u and their helpful staff for all your malaria needs.

For further information on finding the right malaria vaccine, watch the video: