Recent Examples of malaria from the Web
A British doctor named Ronald Ross made a crucial discovery 120 years ago this month: that malaria is transmitted by female mosquitos.
Check-in will begin at 9 a.m. Money raised from the event helps children around the world, including helping fund medical emergencies, disaster relief, malaria prevention and clean water initiatives.
Mercy was suffering from malaria, and David from pneumonia.
With malaria, there’s over a million deaths per year … so the current measures are just not effective enough.
Incidence of diseases such as malaria and AIDS dropped.
But various groups are planning to use gene drives in the wild, to render mosquitoes resistant to malaria or to control invasive rats on islands.
And last year, scientists working with mouse brain cells found that the anti-malaria drug quinacrine and the anti-psychotic drug chlorpromazine interfered with the ability of prions to cause normal brain protein to misfold.
By upping the financial stakes, Trump also jeopardized the status of numerous organizations that offer preventative treatments for things like HIV/AIDS, Zika, and malaria.
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Origin and Etymology of malaria
First Known Use: 1740See Words from the same year
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medical Definition of malaria
- malaria remains the greatest single cause of debilitation and death throughout the world
- —Journal of the American Medical Association
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