6 Things You Need to Know About Malaria – Malaria basics

Malaria is one of the most ancient diseases to attack humans acording to historians. Up until the recent century, people had no medicine against malaria, today medicine has developed a special treatment to cure most people with malaria, and also we have developed preventive methods, like to control and spray mosquito populations to the point of annihilation.

  • Transmitted by a mosquito bite.
  • Malaria is primarily a disease of the red blood cells and liver cells.
  • Malaria is associated to tropical mosquitoes.
  • Tropical mosquitoes, not all but some carry plasmodium.. the responsible of malaria.
  • Female mosquitoes are the ones that are contaminated by Plasmodium parasite.
  • Male mosquitoes feed on nectar flowers.

Watch the video and learn how exactly do we get infected with malaria…. who is guilty in this process the mosquitoes or the Plasmodium.