Malaria symptoms, causes and prevention.
What is malaria?
Malaria is a life-threatening disease. It spreads by a mosquito, usually, it is transmitted by the infected female “ANOPHELES” mosquito also known as “malaria vector”, this mosquito is infected by PLASMODIUM PARASITES. When you are bitting by this mosquito it releases Plasmodium Parasites in your body and it enters in your bloodstream. And when parasites enter in your body, this parasites takes place in your liver, and they get mature in your liver and after some days it enters into your bloodstream and start infecting your RED BLOOD CELLS, and when they start infecting your red blood cells, within 48-78 hours the parasites inside red blood cells start multiplying and burst your infected cells.
In 2017 the estimated report by the World Health Organization (WHO) over 219 million cases of malaria in 87 counties. And there are 435,000 people causes death due to malaria in 2017.
There are 5 parasites species that causes malaria disease, and 4 of them are:
P. falciparum: It is the most several causes of malaria and it is risky higher the person who is suffering from P.falciparum is the higher risk of death. In 2017 P. falciparum is accountable for the major causes of malaria. P. faliciparum malaria symptoms are more severe and maker behavioural changes, it causes COMA and even death if not treated on time. Symptoms are:
RISK OF MALARIA IN COUNTRIES
THESE ARE THE COUNTRIES WHO HAVE THE RISK OF MALARIA, SOME MORE COUNTRIES ARE THERE.
These are malaria starting symptoms.
Prevention from malaria.
Use mosquito nets:
Use mosquito net to protect yourself from mosquito bites inside the house.
Wear full sleeves shirts:
Wear full sleeves shirts when you have to go outside, it saves you from mosquito biting when you are outside.
And don’t let water get accumulated outside your home. Because when water is accumulated for a long period, there is a danger of taking birth to mosquitos.
Use mosquito repellents:
Use mosquito coil, or liquid repellents, anti-mosquito spray, use mosquito repellents creams to protect yourself from mosquitos.
Do not ignore malaria symptoms:
Do not ignore any kind of symptoms if you feel related to malaria, because it will harmful for you to ignore those symptoms because it is a life-threatening disease.
Malaria is life-threatening disease each year many people suffer from this disease, and many people lose their life due to malaria, malaria is a deadly disease caused by a small mosquito. So it is your responsibility to protect yourself and your beloved ones from this disease and if you know the symptoms it will help you to treat for malaria in his initial days.
LAST LINE: Just memorize the malaria symptoms and if you feel any of those symptoms kindly contact the doctor. And use preventions to save yourself and your beloved ones from those infected mosquitos. And notice the malaria symptoms.