anti-malaria

adjective

an·​ti-ma·​lar·​ia ˌan-tē-mə-ˈler-ē-ə How to pronounce anti-malaria (audio)
ˌan-tī-
variants or less commonly antimalaria
: antimalarial
anti-malaria medications

Examples of anti-malaria in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mining multinational Rio Tinto was lauded for its anti-malaria work in Equatorial Guinea. Sonia Shah, Foreign Affairs, 9 Nov. 2011 Shkreli increased the price of the antiparasitic drug Daraprim -- an anti-malaria medication often prescribed for HIV patients -- by 4,000%, from $17.50 per pill to $750 per pill in 2015. Aaron Katersky, ABC News, 23 Jan. 2024 The World Health Organization has approved a new anti-malaria vaccine, which will offer countries a cheap and more accessible option to combat one of the leading causes of child deaths in Africa. Niha Masih, Washington Post, 3 Oct. 2023 For example, one of EA’s most common donation targets is the Against Malaria Foundation, an organization that distributes anti-malaria nets in Africa. Sara Harrison, Discover Magazine, 4 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-malaria was in 1842

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“Anti-malaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-malaria. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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