malarial malarial  /mə ˈlɛ ri əl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or infected by or resembling malaria

Usage(s):

  1. Unfortunately, only 1% or 2% of people in malarial zones sleep under mosquito nets.
  2. Instead of having two or three children, couples in a malarial region often choose to have six or seven--unsure how many will survive.
  3. Siam, at it was known then, didn't so much repel the Western invaders as charm them into submission with armfuls of exotic bounty and respites from their malarial colonial outposts.

News

  • Traveling abroad means taking health precautions

    Officials at the World Health Organization note that non-immune individuals from malaria-free countries who travel to high risk areas are particularly vulnerable to malarial disease. Individuals who have lived for years in malaria-endemic areas can develop partial protection and are then less likely to develop severe malaria, but are never completely immune to the disease.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

Quotes

  1. "Ambassador said he had never seen such construction in any place. Especially malarial swamps been completely drained and a great deal of works done," Kennedy writes. "Soldiers tough, rugged, cocky."
    on May 28, 2008 By: John F Kennedy Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

  2. "If we look back and there's an Aids vaccine, I think we'll feel phenomenal about the money that we've spent and I think if we've changed malaria, that there's really a malaria vaccine and the right malarial medicines being delivered, we'll feel...
    on Jan 25, 2005 By: Melinda Gates Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "The truth is that some journalists can't resist the comedian who is also the tragic figure," says Merton. "What actually happened was that in 1990 I had gone to Kenya and had a severe reaction to an anti-malarial drug, which I think has...
    on Aug 2, 2008 By: Paul Merton Source: Scotland on Sunday

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