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Is malaria spread from person to person?
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Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: No
It spreads through the bite of an infected mosquito in areas where there is malaria.

In brief: No
It spreads through the bite of an infected mosquito in areas where there is malaria.
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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