Trailer: This black and white film is about the origination, transmission, and prevention of malaria. Still pictures show a farm family infected with malaria. A sister and brother, ill with malaria, are treated with quinine by a doctor. A public health official and physician educate a farmer on how to properly spray for insects and how to screen-in the porch, doors, and windows. Close-ups are shown of mosquito larvae. The film also demonstrates methods of combating mosquitoes, such as by draining ponds and spraying with oil and insecticides.