Fever'n' Ague By: Mikayla
What is Malaria
Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease
How does someone get malaria
Usually, people get malaria by being bitten by an infectious female anopheles mosquito,
- Aedes mosquito. Image. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 21 Mar. 2016. <http://media1.school.eb.com/eb-media/96/2796-004-31F37773.jpg>.
- Parasitism: malaria parasite inside a red blood cell. Image. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 21 Mar. 2016. <http://media1.school.eb.com/eb-media/87/38187-004-A26FBE54.jpg>.
What are some signs and symptoms of malaria
Some of the signs and symptoms are: fever, flu-like illness, shaking chills, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and yellow coloring of the skin and eyes.
what parts of the world are at risk of getting malaria
Asia, Latin America, and Sub- Saharan Africa are at risk of getting malaria.
What are ways that malaria can be prevented
It can be prevented by sleeping under long-lasting in insecticide- treated bed nets.