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. At home it is very important to protect yourself through the proper installation of mosquito nets around your beds or sleeping areas. This video explains how the correct use of bed-nets every night helps one avoid being bitten by the malaria mosquito.