Your risk of getting
malaria depends on where you are traveling. The most
accurate information about the risk of malaria in specific countries is
available from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and
the World Health Organization (WHO).
The risk is highest in sub-Saharan Africa, Papua
New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and the Amazon and Orinoco basins of
The risk is medium in Haiti and the Indian
The risk is low in most of Southeast Asia and Latin
Malaria infections caused by certain parasites are more
common in some areas of the world.
Gangrene is a condition that occurs when body tissue dies. It is caused by a loss of blood supply due to an underlying illness, injury, and/or infection. Fingers, toes, and limbs are most often affected, but gangrene can also occur inside the body, damaging organs and muscles. There are different types of gangrene and all require immediate medical attention.