What are the short term and long term effects of malaria?
In the short term, malaria can cause a variety of symptoms including shaking chills, headache, muscle aches, and tiredness. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Malaria may also cause anemia and jaundice (yellow coloring of the skin and eyes) because of the loss of red blood cells. Once treated, most people return to normal. However, in severe cases of malaria, especially in children, those that survive may suffer from cognitive, motor , behavior problems and even epilepsy.