Malaria

Brent Whitmer

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Malaria is a mosquito borne disease. It is spread by a bite of a female anopheles mosquito. Symptoms of malaria include Shaking/chills, high fever, profuse sweating, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, anemia, muscle pain, convulsions, coma, and bloody stools. The most common way it is treated is by chloro-quine, qualquine, plaquenel, mefloquine, and malarone. The best way to present it is to take medications. 3.2 billion people have malaria. 584,000 people have died from malaria. Half the world is at risk for malaria. And 54% is in Africa.
WHO: Scale up the fight against malaria -- Test. Treat. Track.