Malaria

By Caleb and Ryan

How is it caused?

Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite.

How is it transmitted?

This disease spreads when a mosquito bites you, that is infected with the disease, when the mosquito bites you then it'll inject the disease in you.

What are some symptoms for the disease?

Some symptoms or signs of this disease are fevers, chills, and more flu like symptoms.

How is the disease treated?

A person gets treated by taking antimalarial drugs, but it depends on your weight, age, and pregnancy status may limit the options you have.

4 interesting facts

1. Around 1500-2000 cases are reported each year in the US.

2. An estimated 91% of deaths in 2010 were in Africa.

3. About 3.2 billion people are at risk for malaria in the world.

4. Africa has the most malaria cases.

Here Is A Video About Malaria

Malaria Rap