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MALARIA


(Updated on 23/03/2016)



 

  • 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.[1] In 2009, 781 000 people died from malaria, mainly women and children in Africa.[2]"
    (Wikipedia)

 

 

  • 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..."

    (nlm.nih.gov)