What is Malaria?

A life-threatening parasitic disease caused by <i>Plasmodium</i> (<i>P. </i>) parasites that are transmitted by <i>Anophles</i> mosquito bites to humans and is typically clinically characterized by attacks of fever, headache, chills and vomiting.

Inheritance type

Not applicable


  • Europe: 1-9 in 100,000

Age of Onset

  • All ages
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