Malaria: What Is It and How Can We Help?

Malaria is a life-threatening blood disease that is transmitted to humans through bites from infected mosquitoes. It is caused by the Plasmodium parasite, which is transmitted from person to person by the female Anopheles mosquito, the only mosquito that transmits malaria.   The female Anopheles mosquito primarily bites between the hours of 9pm and 5am.…