What Are Symptoms and Risk Factors of Malaria?

Q:
What are symptoms and risk factors of malaria?

A:
People with malaria may have following symptoms:

  • Shaking chills.
  • High fever.
  • Sweating.
  • Headache.
  • Vomiting.
  • Diarrhea.

Following people are more likely to develop malaria:

  • People living in African countries.
  • People on the Asian subcontinent.
  • People in Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and Haiti.
  • Young children.
  • Infants.
  • Travelers from places with no malaria.
  • Pregnant women and their unborn children.
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