Is malaria spread from person to person?

No. It spreads through the bite of an infected mosquito in areas where there is malaria.
No. Mosquitoes can carry a Plasmodium parasite which is transmitted from their saliva into a human's blood through a bite to cause Malaria. A Female Anopheles mosquitoes is often the culprit. This may occur in endemic areas. Malaria is not spread by person to person contact.