Do you know that an estimated 219 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide and 5 countries accounted for nearly half of the malaria cases. Nigeria (25%), Democratic Republic of the Congo (11%), Mozambique (5%), India (4%) and Uganda (4%). About 440,000 people die from the disease and most of the people who died are young children in Africa.
How Malaria is Transmitted
- Nausea and vomiting
- Muscle pain and fatigue
- Chest or abdominal pain
- Application of insect repellant to the skin and clothing. Sprays containing DEET can be used on skin and sprays containing permethrin are safe to apply to clothing.
- Mosquito Nets. Bed nets, particularly those treated with insecticide will help prevent mosquito bites while one is sleeping.
- Medicine: Malaria medicine like Reludrine tablets can help protect one from malaria parasites while Remal tablets helps treat Malaria patients.