malaria

Malaria world-wide

Malaria is a common and life-threatening disease in many tropical and subtropical areas, where climatic factors (temperature, humidity and rainfall) influence malaria transmission.     Malaria causes 350–500 million infections world-wide and approximately 1 million deaths annually. According to the…

Malaria

Malaria (from the Italian mala aria, which means bad air, thought to be associated with the vapors over swamps and marshlands) is an infectious febrile disease caused by the protozoan parasite Plasmodium and transmitted by Anopheles mosquitoes, which are more…