|Malaria is passed on by the Anopheles mosquito.|
Moreover, transfusion of blood from infected persons and use of contaminated needles and syringes are other potential modes of transmission.
Factors Responsible for the Presence of Malaria
- Behavior and Attitude:
- Health Care:
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|1 in 4 children under the age of 1 is infected with malaria in Nigeria|
Eliminating the Malaria Vector
- The Vector Control:
|A child sits under a treated mosquito net.|
- Environmental Control:
Clearing of dirts, bushes from the environment, use of Insecticide prevents breeding sites of mosquitoes in our environment.
Pregnant women should go to the health care centre to collect the insecticide treated mosquito net and antimalaria medicine.