The Public Health Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine reports that malaria was found in a man last week.
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The Cameroonian was abroad where he contracted a dangerous disease and brought it to Ukraine.
Malaria or "swamp fever" – what is it? It is an infectious disease that is transmitted to humans through the bites of the so-called "malaria mosquitoes". 80-90% of patients who have picked up tropical malaria die.
The Ministry of Health added that the week before, from 4 to 10 March, a case of malaria was recorded in a Ukrainian who had been working at work in Angola for two months.
Malaria – Fever Symptoms
Splenomegaly and hepatomegaly (increase in the size of the spleen and liver)
Aches in the joints;
Note, there are four types of malaria, the most severe is tropical malaria, which in 40% ends in death. The disease is transmitted from the patient to a healthy person through the bites of anopheles mosquitoes.
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