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Quick Facts About Malaria


Quick Facts About Malaria

  • About 3.3 billion people, half the world's population, are at risk of malaria.
  • People living in the poorest sub-tropical and tropical countries are the most susceptible.
  • Caused by mosquito-borne parasite.
  • Most of nearly 800,000 annual deaths are among African children under five.
  • Kills by restricting blood flow to vital organs.
  • Symptoms include fever, headache and vomiting.
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