Malaria

Jackson Daniels

Symptoms

Malaria can cause headaches, vomiting, diarrhea, and coma.

If you have diarrhea then you will lose bodily fluids and get dehydrated. Dehydration is the most serious symptom which you will increase your death greatly.

after these symptoms or if you skip to the last one which is a coma then there will be a higher chance of a fatal death.

More Info

really the only thing you can do to avoid it is to get insect netting or to get a certain type of drug. Malaria can only be passed on by infected mosquitoes or if you sleep without insect netting in your bed. It can also be passed on from mother to unborn child or also by transfusions.

Transmissions/causes

It is caused by a parasite called a Anopheles Mosquito, mostly females. They are only active at night-time but also sometimes in the day-time as well . Every 60 seconds a child dies from malaria a total of 3,000 people die in one day. Malaria was discover in 1880 and in that time it killed 623 people.

Parasites in the Body

Parasites travels to the liver and then to blood and then out the bloodstream again where it invades and kills all red blood cells.

Malaria can cause high fevers and kill really important brain cells and also can damage some of the brain stem.

Malaria can cause you to lose blood, it can also stay in the brain and cause seizures and a coma, and also make it be difficult to breath.

how it can be more deadly

Malaria can only get more deadly with a mixture of HIV or AIDS. Combined, malaria and HIV cause more than two million deaths each year.
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Statistics

There have been no vaccines so far and that every 60 seconds a child dies from malaria a total of 3,000 people die in one day. Malaria was discover in 1880 and in that time it killed 623 people.


There have been 1.2 million cases found in 2010.

There have been less than 7% of deaths between 2007 and 2010 have fallen.

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http://www.who.int/malaria/areas/high_risk_groups/hiv_aids_patients/en/