Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite that is transmitted to people through the bite of the female Anopheles mosquito. Symptoms of malaria are: high fever, chills, abdominal pain, headaches, tiredness and fatigue. If anyone experiences these symptoms, it is important to go to the nearest medical facility. Malaria can cause serious health complications, especially in infants and young children. To prevent malaria it is important to avoid being bitten by the mosquito. This video illustrates several important preventative measures, both inside the house and outside the house with environmental sanitation around the house, to avoid being bitten by the malaria mosquito.

Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a Michigan State University based program. SAWBO transforms extension information on relevant topics such as agriculture, disease and women's empowerment, into 2D, 2.5D and 3D animations, which are then voice overlaid into a diversity of languages from around the world.

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