Protect yourself optimally around the clock (24/7) against mosquito bites (see factsheet mosquito and tick bite protection
): at dusk and at night against malaria, during the day against dengue and other arboviruses).
During stays in regions with high risk (link risk areas
), it is also strongly recommended to take preventive medication (medicinal prophylaxis).
If you have a fever > 37.5°C
: go to a doctor or clinic immediately and have a blood test for malaria! This applies regardless of whether you have taken prophylactic medication or not (see also factsheet malaria