Results for: Malaria

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What is the symptoms of malaria?

In the early stages, malaria symptoms are sometimes similar to those of many other infections caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Symptoms may include: Fever Chills (MORE)

How did the malaria get its name?

  From Medieval Italian mala aria meaning literally, "Bad Air." The disease was also called ague or marsh fever because it was associated with swamps and marshy lands. The (MORE)
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What caused malaria?

The main cause of malaria is plasmodium parasite. This parasite  affects humans and is transmitted through bites of mosquitoes that  are infected.
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Who can get malaria?

Anyone who gets infected by a female anopheles mosquito, but some people are more resistant to the infection than others. People who are carriers of the sickle cell trait, or (MORE)

What gives malaria?

Malaria is transmitted by female mosquitoes typically in Africa and surrounding countries. The female mosquitoes only want blood for their young, like any other female mosquit (MORE)

How does malaria get into the body?

when female anopheles mosquito take a blood meal from a host with malaria, the mosquitoe took the malaria bacteria's gametes with the blood meal. the gamestes fused together i (MORE)
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What is malaria and how is it transmitted?

Malaria is an infectious disease caused by a parasite (of the genus  Plasmodium) and spread mostly by a particular mosquito (Anopheles).  The saliva from the bite of the inf (MORE)