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- Progress Made Against Malaria at Risk - Text + Audio + Quiz - 5 February 2018
"In recent decades, countries around the world have made great progress against malaria.
However, a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) says that progress is at risk."
- Researchers: Substance in Toothpaste Could Fight Malaria - Text + Audio + Pictures - 27 January 2018
"Researchers have found that a substance used in toothpaste could be developed to fight drug-resistant forms of the disease malaria."
- Malaria breathalyzer test could help millions (November 10, 2017) - A lesson plan with AUDIO
"Scientists have developed a breathalyzer to test people for malaria."
Try the same news story at these easier levels: Malaria Test - Level 4 or Malaria Test - Level 5
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World Malaria Day "is commemorated every year on 25 April and recognizes global efforts to control malaria. Globally, 3.3 billion people in 106 countries are at risk of malaria. In 2009, 781 000 people died from malaria, mainly women and children in Africa."
Malaria Transmission Cycle
"Malaria is caused by a parasite transmitted from one human to another via the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito.
The parasites migrate
to the liver, mature and enter the bloodstream, where they rupture red blood cells..."