Acute Communicable Disease Control

Contact Information
County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
Acute Communicable Disease Control
313 N. Figueroa Street, #212
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 240-7941
Fax: (213) 482-4856

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Acute Communicable Disease Control
(click on the image to view the cycle of malaria infection)

Malaria is caused by four species of parasites in the genus Plasmodium. They are: Plasmodium falciparum, P. vivax, P. malariae and P. ovale. There are several cases of malaria in Los Angeles County each year. Malaria is NOT transmitted locally. All cases of malaria in Los Angeles County were acquired in other countries. Malaria is transmitted by the bite of the Anopheles spp. mosquito.

Additional Resources
Frequently Asked Questions
(English) (Spanish)
Frequently Asked Questions
(English) (Spanish)
West Nile Virus
and Other Arboviral Diseases
Epidemiology Report
West Nile Virus
Frequently Asked Questions
(English) (Spanish)
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