Common misconceptions about malaria

Giving malaria advices is our everyday duty in travel clinic. Thanks to the Internet, many travelers are very well-informed already. Unfortunately, information from the Internet is not always reliable. Here are some common misconceptions about malaria;

Myth 1 Malaria exists everywhere in Southeast Asia

FACT: Malaria in Southeast Asia exist mainly in the jungle or forested area. There is no malaria in the urban area. Main tourist destinations particular in Thailand is free from malaria including Bangkok, Pattaya, Phuket, Chiangmai city, etc

Myth 2 Once you get malaria, it will stay in your body for years or even . . . → Read More: Common misconceptions about malaria