Recent Examples of malaria from the Web
For the 10-day trip to Kenya, the family had to be immunized for yellow fever, typhus and malaria and cover all their own expenses.
Some were felled by malaria, hunger or a snake bite.
Bailey draws on Kemble's diary to re-create the funeral of Shadrach, a young Butler slave who died of lung disease after being weakened by several bouts of malaria, a hazard for slaves working in this swampy place.
It was written for Dr. Rutledge's documentary 3 Billion and Counting, which is about malaria and the banning of DDT in developing nations.
Take action: Make a donation to train and equip educators in Gambia working to prevent the spread of malaria.
The chip simulates the complex interactions involved at the placenta when a pregnant woman is infected with malaria.
In the Western Hemisphere, the cost that the disease exacts in lives and disability makes the burden of Chagas eight times higher than that of malaria.
Two million people died of malaria that year, mostly children.
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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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