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malaria

muh le ree uh

  • 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

  • The 2008 World Malaria Report finds that the global health agency overestimated rates of new malaria cases by about 100 million per year.
  • Experts have previously warned that global warming could mean a spike in diseases including malaria and dengue fever, and that higher temperatures would result in food shortages .
  • After spending four years and $7,000,000, OSRD researchers half-hoped, half-believed that they had found a permanent cure for relapsing malaria (which plagues almost half the .
News & Articles

  • 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 …
    June 16, 2013 - FOX 17 Grand Rapids
  • '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.
    June 16, 2013 - Everett Herald
  • 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.
    June 10, 2013 - New York Times
Quotes

  • Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in China Daily
    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...
  • Kofi Annan in Forbes
    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."
  • Ann M Veneman in Sify
    It is unacceptable that children are still dying from preventable causes,like pneumonia, malaria, measles and malnutrition,said Veneman.

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