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.