Although it may sound simple, the wearing of clothes that cover your otherwise exposed skin can go a long way to prevent being bitten by the malaria carrying mosquito.
Wear protective clothes such as long pant and long sleeved shirts.
Although the malaria mosquito, the anopheles mosquito, is mostly found in tropical and sub-tropical areas, you can still wear covering clothes - just make sure to take along thin, light colored, light-weight clothes when planning your wardrobe for your time in a malaria-risk area.
Thick socks should also be worn to protect the ankles, since it is normally an exposed area, and the place where may mosquito love to bite.
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