Malaria is a disease that is transmitted by the bite of the anopheles mosquito who is infected with the parasite. The most common symptoms of malaria are shivering or shaking chills, high fever, sweating, headache and vomiting.
HOW IS MALARIA DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of the disease is easily done by a general physician on examination of the symptoms. A few blood tests will confirm the presence of the parasite in the body.
HOW IS MALARIA TREATED?
Treatment of malaria is usually provided in a hospital. Medication is based on the type of parasite. Medication is changed based on the parasite and reaction of the parasite to the medication.
DID YOU KNOW?
Malaria is predominant in tropical and subtropical areas