Factsheet about malaria
Malaria is caused by Plasmodium parasites. Transmission requires an intermediate mosquito (anopheles) host, which is found worldwide. Malaria transmission occurs in large areas of Central and South America, Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and the South Pacific.
Disease data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas - malaria
The Surveillance Atlas of Infectious Diseases is a tool that interacts with the latest available data about a number of infectious diseases. The interface allows users to interact and manipulate the data to produce a variety of tables and maps.