Malaria

Malaria and Travel to Warmer Climates during the Winter Holidays

Malaria and Travel to Warmer Climates during the Winter Holidays

World Malaria Day 2018

World Malaria Day 2018: Ready to Beat Malaria

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Evaluating the Impact of Malaria Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa

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New in Travel Health: CDC Yellow Book 2018

New in Travel Health: CDC Yellow Book 2018

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CDC Laboratorians at Work

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I Have a 16 Year Old … and I Think He’s Dying…

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Parasitic Disease and Malaria Strategic Priorities: 2015—2020...

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When the Caller is Ill Abroad

CDC Malaria Hotline

Malaria Drug Resistance Testing Services

CDC Provides Malaria Drug Resistance Testing Service

Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite. People with malaria often experience fever, chills, and flu-like illness. Left untreated, they may develop severe complications and die. In 2016 an estimated 216 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide and 445,000 people died, mostly children in the African Region. About 1,700 cases of malaria are diagnosed in the United States each year. The vast majority of cases in the United States are in travelers and immigrants returning from countries where malaria transmission occurs, many from sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

CDC’s Malaria ProgramCdc-pdf

Programs & Campaigns

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The U.S. government’s goal under the PMI Strategy 2015-2020Cdc-pdfExternal is to work with PMI-supported countries and partners to further reduce malaria deaths and substantially decrease malaria morbidity, toward the long-term goal of elimination.

PMI 12th Annual Report, April 2018

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