Malaria

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10 facts about Malaria

1.Malaria symptoms are headache,fever,chills,sweats,fatigue,and Nausea.

2.Malaria is spread by a bite of an infected anopheles mosquito and causes flu-like symptoms.

3. Malaria is an mosquito-borne disease caused by an parasite.

4.Malaria is caused by a parasite that is passed down by a human to another human.

5.It is transmitted by a bite of an infected mosquito.

6.Signs of malaria are headache's,vomiting,and diarrhea.

7.If you have malaria only certain medicine's work depending on age and or whether your pregnant or not.

8.Drugs that could work are, Chloro quine,Quinine sulfate and Mefloquine.

9.Malaria is caused by the plasmodium parasite,but only five types cause malaria.

10.Malrai parasites can lie dormant in your body for months,and even years.

What region of Africa it's prevalent in

Sub- Saharan Africa. it's and urban area but some parts are poor.

What role does poverty play in this deasease

Malaria is most intractable for the poorest countries in the world. Malaria affects the health and economic growth of nations and individuals alike and is costing Africa about $12 billion a year in economic area.

Is the disease curable

Two types of parasites, Plasmodium vivax and P ovale, have liver stages and can remain in the body for years without causing sickness. If not treated, these liver stages may reactivate and cause malaria attacks .