Malaria is caused by a plasmodium parasite, transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes.The severity of malaria varies based on the species of plasmodium.
Malaria is curable and can be prevented. These are tips on basic ways to prevent malaria;
- Keep Your Environment Clean
Make sure your environment is not dirty or swampy as this might attract mosquitoes. If your environment is kept clean then its a good way to be malaria free.
2. Avoid Sleeping Outside
Try to avoid sleeping outside or in an open place. But if you need would be for you to sleep outside, ensure that you are body is covered properly and you can make use of mosquitoe repellent to avoid mosquito bites.
3. Make Use of Bed-nets with Insecticides
Get yourself a bed-net which you must ensure that it’s not damaged and that it is properly tucked underneath your mattress. The room itself should have additional nets attached to the windows and doors.