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 The deadliest killer of all The tiny mosquito causes more deaths than lions, crocodiles, snakes and hippos combined. 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. 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. Assess Life expectancy » Quiz Would you survive disaster? » Join Body Talk » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Malaria, an African story 4 fascinating animal facts 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. 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 Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Take care of your teeth. Anytime. Anywhere. Like us on facebook!