Malaria - Malaria 22:11 WhereisMalaria?...

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Malaria 22:11 Where is Malaria? The tropics (poverty stricken areas) Don’t have advanced infrastructure system Middle East- areas in civil disturbance Why Malaria Worldwide occurrence 350 million to 500 million clinical cases each year 1 million deaths each year- 800,000 are children under age 5 Most severe public health problem worldwide No preventative vaccine $1.8 billion estimated costs %1.3 decrease in economic growth per year in some African countries History Ancient Chinese medical record talked about the 3 demons of malaria: chills,  massive fever, headaches up to 106 degrees Hippocrates felt that malaria was caused from an inbalance o Yellow bile, black bile, phlegm, and blood must be in balance o If blood was inbalanced, they would bleed them o Treatment up until early 1900s o Correlated with warm moist seasons and related to where a person lived, 
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