malaria malaria  /mə ˈlɛ ri ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito; marked by paroxysms of chills and fever

Usage(s):

  1. The 2008 World Malaria Report finds that the global health agency overestimated rates of new malaria cases by about 100 million per year.
  2. Of all the diseases that plague man, one of the most resilient is malaria.
  3. Recognition of malaria's toll on the global economy is growing.

News

  1. Biking For Malaria

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Over 800 people will be biking from Norton Shores to Luma Pier, all in an effort to raise money and bring awareness to Malaria in East Africa. FOX 17 talked to Ken VanderWal, who is making …
    on June 16, 2013     Source: FOX 17 Grand Rapids

  2. 'Noisy Can Kids' raise ruckus to end malaria

    Maddie Cahoon, 10, laughs after sending a pie into the face of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church's Pastor Scott Summers on Sunday. Summers agreed to the fun after children at the church raised more than $2,200 to fight malaria.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

  3. New Rapid Malaria Test Uses Magnets and a Laser

    A student-professor team at Case Western Reserve University has invented a hand-held malaria detector that magnetizes the innards of malaria parasites.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New York Times

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Quotes

  1. "The sums are appalling: the price that Africa is paying could cover the cost of solving the HIV and AIDS crisis in Africa, or provide education, water and prevention and treatment for tuberculosis and malaria," Sirleaf added. "Literally...
    on Oct 11, 2007 By: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Source: China Daily

  2. "In a short quarter of a century AIDS has drastically changed our world," UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan said at a staff meeting Monday in Geneva. "AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria make up the deadliest triad the world has known."
    on Nov 21, 2006 By: Kofi Annan Source: Forbes

  3. "It is unacceptable that children are still dying from preventable causes,like pneumonia, malaria, measles and malnutrition," said Veneman.
    on Nov 20, 2009 By: Ann M Veneman Source: Sify

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