Where Does Malaria Occur?

QUESTION Where does malaria occur? ANSWER Malaria has at some stage or another occurred on every continent of the world except¬†Antarctica. Currently, cases of human malaria are mainly found in Central and South America, parts of the Caribbean, sub-Saharan Africa, parts of the Middle East, south Asia, south-east Asia, and the Pacific Islands of Oceania. Control efforts, mainly consisting … [Read more...]

Where is Malaria Found?

QUESTION Where is malaria found? ANSWER Malaria is found throughout the world's tropical and sub-tropical areas, and mainly in Central and South America, Africa, Asia and the Indo-Pacific region. It is most common in tropical regions, where transmission occurs year-round; in sub-tropical and temperate areas, transmission may only occur during seasons that have appropriate climatic … [Read more...]