It seems every time we learn something about COVID-19, it is contradicted within days. The most recent about-face still has me spinning: We were first told that COVID-19 germs spread to other people before symptoms appear, called “asymptomatic shedding,” and it was estimated to happen for up to two weeks before symptoms appeared.

Discuss the risks of taking and the risks of not taking antimalarial drugs with a healthcare professional who is experienced in this field. The health care provider will determine which antimalarial drug is best based on where you will be traveling (and potentially exposed to malaria mosquitoes) and your health condition.