By Sasha Valdman & Jack Potter
What Is Malaria?
Malaria is a terrible Infectious Disease. It comes from the Plasmoduim Parasite. It has many symptoms. The parasite enters your red blood cells and they multiply. It id transmitted by mosquitoes.
What Are The Symptoms of Malaria?
Symptoms of Malaria include:
- high fever
- muscle pain
- bloody stools
How Can You Prevent Yourself From Getting Malaria?
You can prevent Malaria in many different ways. You should stay away from areas where Malaria is common. You should also stay inside when it is dark. A good way to prevent Malaria is to use mosquito nets when you go camping. A simple way is to just simply use insect repellent.
- Malaria breeds in warmer cities
- 90% of malaria-related deaths are in Sub-Saharan Africa
- In the US, about 1,500 people have Malaria each year.
- Malaria exists in 103 countries around the world