Home > Medical > Malaria > All about prevention All about prevention All sections in Malaria » About Malaria » Prevention » Treatment » Complications » FAQs » Health Tips » Malaria in SA » Multimedia » Malaria News » Real-life Story Why mozzies love you - and how to repel them Whether you live in a malaria area or not, mosquitoes can make your life hell - especially at night. Here's what you can do to get rid of these pests. Bed nets better than insecticides for malaria prevention A new study suggests that spraying insecticides offers no additional protection from malaria if mosquito bed nets are used. The deadliest killer of all The tiny mosquito causes more deaths than lions, crocodiles, snakes and hippos combined. Assess Life expectancy » Quiz Would you survive disaster? » Join Body Talk » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Five facts you need to know about malaria Malaria, an African story Malaria: things you should know Here's the latest on malaria meds, as well as other useful things to know when visiting a malaria-risk area. Be malaria safe this holiday Malaria is one of the most serious tropical diseases and can be fatal if not diagnosed and treated at an early stage. Preventing malaria Where are you taking your family this holiday? Just check whether it is an area where malaria is prevalent. Without taking proper precautions, your holiday could end in tragedy. Mosquito nets save lives Even though malaria is a curable disease with effective treatment and prevention methods, it still takes the lives of 3 000 children and at least as many adults every day. Malaria: the bug that changed genes Genes that began mutating thousands of years ago when confronted by the malaria virus have evolved over the centuries to actually protect humans from the deadly disease. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Soothe your family’s coughs and colds Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health!