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  • Malaria is a disease caused by parasites.
  • Some symptoms of malaria is chills, headache, fever, and sweating.
  • Malaria has been infecting people for thousands of years.
  • The way malaria is diagnosed is seeing a parasite in the patient´s blood.
  • Unless the malaria is diagnosed or treated correctly you could die.
  • Malaria is a major problem in the tropics and subtropics.
  • It´s not just humans that get malaria, animals can also get it.
  • Some Egyptians mummies have signs of malaria.
  • Some people used to believe that the swamp fumes is what caused malaria.
  • In the year 2015, about four hundred thirty eight million people died.
  • Every year in the United States there are about one thousand five hundred cases diagnosed.
  • If a person is left untreated they will develop severe issues.
  • About three billion humans live in an area with a risk of malaria.
  • In the 1950´s malaria got eliminated from the United States.
  • Between one thousand five hundred -two thousand cases of malaria are reported each year.
  • The first time malaria was identified was in 1880.
  • The vaccine for malaria for humans is about to be approved in Europe.
  • Malaria has similar symptoms of the flu.
  • Malaria in the United States reached a forty year high of one thousand nine hundred twenty five in the year 2011.
  • The way malaria is caused is by female mosquitoes.
  • Malaria is an Italian word that means, ¨bad air¨.
  • Malaria can be transmitted by an organ transplant, or transfusion.
  • Malaria is transmitted mostly by blood.
  • There are different types of malaria; but it depends on what kind of malaria you have and where you were infected.
  • Malaria is a cause of death worldwide.
  • The world health organization estimates almost three billion people are in risk of malaria.
  • When you have malaria the doctor checks your history and gives you a physical exam.
  • If you go to the doctor for malaria, the most common question they ask is if you have been anywhere tropical.
  • When you go to the doctor for malaria they will prescribe you medicine based on the parasite you have been infected by.
  • If you are going some where, where malaria is common your doctor can prescribe you medicine to help prevent it.
  • If you get medicine before, you have to take it before, during, and after
  • There are four different types of malaria from four different parasites.
  • The type of drug your doctor gives, depends on where you were infected and the kind of malaria you have.
  • You get malaria by an infected mosquito bite.
  • Malaria is mostly a problem in areas with warm climates.
  • The most deadly malaria disease is found in Africa south of the Sahara.
  • To check for malaria you can be blood tested.
  • Along time ago a group of ancestors suffered from malaria.
  • Malaria´s name was originated in Rome.
  • George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant all suffered from malaria.
  • Certain scientist believe that one person out of every two people have died from malaria
  • Parasites and mosquitoes are both ancient creatures.
  • Malaria has been with humans since before we were even human.
  • United States finds about one thousand five hundred cases of malaria every year.
  • Malaria spreads when mosquitoes feed on humans.
  • If a pregnant women gets malaria, their child could get it and it decreases the baby´s survival.
  • When a person is infected they will start feeling symptoms from a week to about a month after they have been bit.
  • Malaria is not a contagious disease.
  • Malaria exists in one hundred and three countries in the world.
  • Last year malaria killed half a million people.
  • If you want to prevent malaria, then avoid getting bit by mosquitoes.
  • Malaria can cause bad health.
  • This disease threatens half the world´s populations.
  • Africa is the continent that suffers the most from this disease.
  • You need to get medicine to prevent malaria so you most likely don´t get it.

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