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How Is Malaria Transmitted

from The Huffington Post

Malaria Is The 'Greatest Success Story In Global Health': Nonprofit

This epidemiological image shows the mode of transmission, incidence, treatment and screening methods in regards to malaria. It gives statistics and also shows what is being done on the public health level to decrease incidence.

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Medical Breakthroughs 88p Stamp (2010) Malaria parasite transmitted by mosquitoes proved by Sir Ronald Ross 1897

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Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female mosquitoes.

Medical Breakthroughs 88p Stamp (2010) Malaria parasite transmitted by mosquitoes proved by Sir Ronald Ross 1897

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Key interventions to control malaria include: prompt and effective treatment with artemisinin-based combination therapies; use of insecticidal nets by people at risk; and indoor residual spraying with insecticide to control the vector mosquitoes.

TIL in 2009 Bill Gates gave a presentation on mosquitoes and malaria. After he explained the severity of the disease and how it's transmitted via mosquitoes he ended his presentation by releasing a swarm of mosquitoes into the audience.

FACT: Over 1 million people die from mosquito-borne diseases every year, and hundreds of millions more experience pain and suffering from illnesses transmitted by mosquitoes.