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How long does it take to show symptoms of malaria?

Page last updated 18 July 2018

In most cases, symptoms will appear within 10 days to 4 weeks after infection, although it has been known to happen as early as 7 days or as late as 1 year later.

Sources & Citations

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Malaria FAQs. Available at (accessed 5 April 2018).

SPANZ.SAPAS.18.05.0186a - Date of preparation May 2018