Malaria By: dhely vargas

Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease in the blood caused by parasites transmitted to humans through the bite of a Anopheles mosquito. When bitten by this mosquito, the parasites quickly multiply in the host and transmit to your red blood cells.
Signs and Symptoms:
  • Sensation of cold
  • Shivering
  • Fever
  • Headaches
  • Vomiting
  • Tiredness
Signs and Symptoms of severe cases
  • Fever and Chills
  • Abnormal bleeding
  • Impaired consciousness
  • Deep breathing
  • Respitroy distress
  • Organ dysfunction

Malaria is found in more than 100 countries. Including large areas of Africa, South Asia, and parts of Central South America

Medications for Malaria

Patients need to be treated with antimalarial drugs including the following for severe cases of Malaria

  • Chloroquine
  • Quinie
  • Coartem
  • Mepron
  • Cleoin
Number of deaths

In 2015, there were 212 million cases of Malaria reported across the world and an estimated 429,000 people died due to Malaria.

How to prevent Malaria

To prevent Malaria, you have to protect yourself from mosquitoes. Wear repellent and cover yourself up. Prevent traveling to these areas. And also take antimalarial drugs.


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