Vaccinations for travellers

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.6999.265a (Published 22 July 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:265
  1. Guy Bally
  1. Senior registrar Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester M8 5RB

    EDITOR,--There is widespread concern that many travellers to tropical countries are not adequately protected against malaria. Either a public health message about the hazards of such travel has never reached them, or they have chosen to disregard it. Vivien Hollyoak is concerned that new regulations preventing the prescription of prophylactic antimalarial drugs on the NHS will worsen this situation.1 I hope …

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