Malaria is a deadly disease caused by one of the world’s most common parasites that infect humans. The parasite is found in tropical and subtropical areas. It is spread to humans through mosquito bites. After being bitten, the parasite enters the bloodstream and travels to the liver where it can live for up to 30 days. It causes symptoms like fever, headache, and chills. If left untreated, it can lead to coma or death within 24 hours of coma onset. Malaria was a major killer before there were any medicines or vaccines against it because it was so common.
What is Malaria?
Malaria is a tropical disease that is caused by a parasite called Plasmodium and is transmitted by the Anopheles mosquito. It is transmitted by female mosquitoes but the people who are the most susceptible are children under five and pregnant women. Malaria is most common in the southern half of Africa and is also found in Asia, India, and Latin America. Approximately 3.5 to 4.0 million cases and 212,000 to 445,000 deaths occur worldwide each year. What Are The Symptoms of Malaria? There are two types of malaria: P. falciparum and P. malaria. P. falciparum is more dangerous because it can cause a condition called cerebral malaria. Children and pregnant women are most likely to be affected by cerebral malaria. Symptoms of P.