This epidemiological image shows the mode of transmission, incidence, treatment and screening methods in regards to malaria. It gives statistics and also shows what is being done on the public health level to decrease incidence.
Costa Rica MAP that enlarges and provides info on regions The only health concern is that of DENGUE FEVER, which is a VIRUS transmitted by mosquitoes. Dengue is not especially prevalent and can be prevented with liberal use of insect repellent.
Kite Mosquito Patch ~The Kite is like a nicotine patch for keeping those little pests away. It makes you invisible to them. The other part of Kite’s mission is to help fight malaria in the developing world.
Malaria is a dangerous disease. It’s normally transmitted through the nibble of a tainted Anopheles mosquito. Infected anopheles conveys the Plasmodium parasite. When this mosquito bites you, the parasite is discharged into your circulatory system.