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We recommend that you take malaria precaution before coming to
Praia de Macaneta. Mefloquine (Lariam®) or atovaquone-proguanil (Malarone®) are recommended. (Lariam®: one tablet per week, starting one week before arrival in Tofo and until four weeks after leaving the area; Malarone®: one tablet daily).

If you enter South Africa and Mozambique coming from a country where yellow fever exists (e.g., West Africa, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia), you will be asked to present your yellow-fever vaccination certificate. There is no yellow fever in Mozambique. Note that if you arrive in Maputo on a flight from Nairobi or Addis Ababa, you will have to present a yellow fever vaccination certificate. If you do not have this certificate, you will be vaccinated at the airport.

The overall HIV incidence in Mozambique is 12.5%, but this value can vary considerably, depending on the location.

While this information has been compiled according to the best of our knowledge, we cannot be held liable for its correctness.








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