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Malaria - Great Exuma

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Malaria - Great Exuma

Hi All,

I am planning to go on the Powerboat Adventure tour, and was wondering whether Allen's Cay/Ship Channel Cay are both within the Great Exuma area. I have heard cases of Malaria within the Great Exuma area, therefore I would like to make sure that Allen's Cay/Ship Channel cay are risk free before I go ahead and book the tour.

Did anybody know about this?

Thanks,

Fur

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1. Re: Malaria - Great Exuma

I don't know about the Malaria thing, but would like to share the Powerboat Adventure tour in May. Are you interested in sharing the tour?

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2. Re: Malaria - Great Exuma

The Cay's are far north of where the case of malaria was found. It's not exactly an outbreak.. 1 or 2 cases were found more than a year ago.

I haven't heard anything since then.

I wouldn't be concerned.

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3. Re: Malaria - Great Exuma

Agreed. The malaria thing is way ovverblown. A couple of cases over 3-4 years, probably from Haitians already infected when they arrived. Go and have a good time.

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4. Re: Malaria - Great Exuma

Thanks vharrison, I wish I could share the tour with you, but I am going to Bahamas in March...Thanks anyways :)

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5. Re: Malaria - Great Exuma

Thanks Scubagirl for your response :)

Fur

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6. Re: Malaria - Great Exuma

Thanks Everest :)

Fur

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7. Re: Malaria - Great Exuma

Have a great visit. It is Paradise.

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8. Re: Malaria - Great Exuma

I think the last case was last March-around spring break.

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