Malaria is a serious tropical disease spread by mosquitoes. If it isn’t diagnosed and treated promptly, it can be fatal. A single mosquito bite is all it takes for someone to become infected. S...


Malaria is caused by a type of parasite known as Plasmodium. There are many different types of Plasmodia parasites, but only 5 cause malaria in people.

The Plasmodium parasite is mainly spread by female Anopheles mosquitoes, which manly bite at dusk and at night. When an infected mosquito bites a person, it passes the parasite into the bloodstream.


Before going to an area of high risk, it is important to take preventative measures.

The Fit for Travel website ( is a good place to start to find out about your malaria prevention requirements, in addition to advice on actions you can take to prevent bites.

Once you have worked out your requirements, CQ Doctor can provide you with antimalarial tablets. Simply fill in the online consultation.

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