Vol 60, No 1-2 (2009)
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Malaria prevention

Piotr Kajfasz
IMH 2009;60(1-2):67-70.


Malaria is a parasitic disease transmitted by the bites of Anopheles mosquitoes. It is a common and life-threatening disease in tropical and subtropical countries. There is no vaccination available, and prevention is based on a combination of chemoprophylaxis and avoidance of mosquito bites.

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