Recent Examples of malaria from the Web
In 2010, 17m lives were lost from conditions needing surgical care, dwarfing those from HIV/AIDS (1.5m), TB (1.2m) and malaria (also 1.2m).
The search system can be programmed to find many diseases, including cancer, malaria, strep throat and human papillomavirus, or HPV.
Gates said new malaria drugs use different mechanisms and will help nations respond.
The trials have been used to test vaccines or treatments for dengue, malaria, influenza and norovirus, among other diseases.
Previously treatable illnesses such as malaria, tuberculosis and gonorrhea, have shown drug-resistance in some cases, according to WHO.
Combined, NTDs are about as widespread as malaria, and just as deadly.
Omido brought him to the hospital, where tests for malaria, typhoid, and rotavirus all came back negative.
Cases of diphtheria and malaria, diseases controlled by most Latin American nations, have increased amid a lack of vaccinations, the ministry said.
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MALARIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of malaria for English Language Learners
medical : a serious disease that causes chills and fever and that is passed from one person to another by the bite of mosquitoes
MALARIA Defined for Kids
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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