This epidemiological image shows the mode of transmission, incidence, treatment and screening methods in regards to malaria. It gives statistics and also shows what is being done on the public health level to decrease incidence.
Costa Rica MAP that enlarges and provides info on regions The only health concern is that of DENGUE FEVER, which is a VIRUS transmitted by mosquitoes. Dengue is not especially prevalent and can be prevented with liberal use of insect repellent.
Kite Mosquito Patch ~The Kite is like a nicotine patch for keeping those little pests away. It makes you invisible to them. The other part of Kite’s mission is to help fight malaria in the developing world.
In 2009, Bill Gates gave a presentation on mosquitoes and malaria. After he explained the severity of the disease and how it’s transmitted via mosquitoes, he ended his presentation by releasing a swarm of mosquitoes into the audience.