Malaria JayJay Barrow

  • Malaria is a serious disease caused by parasites.
  • It could be caused by the bite of a mosquito.
  • Signs of having malaria are chills, fever, headache, and sweating.
  • This disease affects 250 million people every year.
  • Malaria kills about 900,000 people a year.
  • There are five species of parasites that can cause malaria.
  • Around 3.2 billion people live in areas that are at risk of malaria.
  • Although malaria can be deadly, it can also be prevented.
  • Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by parasite.
  • If you have malaria you will experience fever, chill, and a flu-like illness
  • Mostly people in the African Region get this disease.
  • In Africa, the cost of treatment for malaria is about twelve billion per year.
  • If a person with malaria is not treated then its a great chance they will die.
  • In the 1950's, malaria was eliminated from the U.S.
  • Malaria is a disease caused by the Anopheles mosquito.
  • Malaria can be treated if diagnosed early.
  • Malaria was first discovered in 1880.
  • The disease comes from an infected mosquito.
  • Malaria most occur in poor areas.
  • Malaria is a very dangerous life-taking disease.
  • A vaccine for humans is almost approved to be used for malaria.
  • There are five types of parasites that can infect humans.
  • Malaria is a very dangerous and serious disease.
  • Malaria is a disease caused by a female Anopheles mosquito.
  • This disease can be cured and prevented.
  • Most of malaria is carried in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • This disease is caused by Plasmodium Parasites.
  • The symptoms usually appear ten to fifteen days after the bite.
  • If not treated for twenty-four hours then death will occur.
  • You get malaria when an infected mosquito bites you.
  • Malaria is a major death disease.
  • Malaria is almost wiped out in the U.S.
  • Malaria is most popular in warm areas.
  • There are different types of malaria caused by different types of mosquitoes.
  • To check for Malaria you can get a blood test.
  • Once you are bitten the parasites are released into your bloodstream.
  • Once they are in the bloodstream they make there way to the liver, where they mature.
  • Soon the mature parasites find there way to the bloodstream and infect red blood cells.
  • There are about 3.2 billion people at risk of malaria.
  • An infected mother can also pass the disease down to there baby.
  • Malaria can cause a lot of complications of life- threatening.
  • This disease has been with humans before we were humans.
  • Animals can also catch malaria.
  • Different animals catch different kinds of malaria.
  • In the late 1800's malaria was very bad in Washington, D.C.
  • During World War II some people caught malaria and died during the war.
  • Malaria is not contagious.
  • The disease can only be passed on in sexual purposes.
  • The word malaria means "bad air".
  • There is vaccine being tested for the disease.
  • Right now there is no vaccine for malaria.
  • Mosquitoes carry very dangerous diseases.
  • The best cure for malaria is prevention.
  • The treatment taken to cure malaria is to kill all the parasites in your bloodstream.
  • Malaria is usually passed on through pregnancy.
  • Countries that are near the equator are more at risk.
  • Malaria infect an average of 200 million people a year.

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