April 7 is World Health Day and the theme this year is 'Vector-borne disease - small bite, big threat'.
Malaria is the most deadly vector borne disease. As per the World Health Organisation (WHO) statistics, every year more than 200 million cases of malaria are seen globally, but most of the cases are never tested or registered. The disease starts with a tiny mosquito bite, progresses to fever, headache and chills and ultimately ends in life-threatening complications if not treated quickly.
Mosquitoes are found in every corner of the world so all of us are at a risk of suffering from the disease. But certain aspects can definitely increase your chances of getting bit by mosquitoes, in turn increasing your chances of suffering from malaria.
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