The report from world health organization who 2019

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severe cases, coma and death. The report from World Health Organization [WHO] (2019) held that malaria which is as a result of the parasites is an acute febrile illness with incubation period of 7 days or longer. The most severe form is caused by Plasmodium falciparum. Falciparum malaria may be fatal if treatment is delayed beyond 24 hours after the onset of clinical symptoms (WHO, 2019). It is therefore recommend by health professionals that malaria transmission which posed great danger to many countries can be reduced by preventing mosquito bites with the use of mosquito nets and insect repellants as well as ensuring that we drain out the stagnant water where mosquitoes lay their eggs.
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Pathogens: The Real Question and Answer HEALTH ISSUE QUESTION AND ANSWER Using the scenario of doctor to patients’ communication, the following questions were raised: 1. Q: What is the relationship between a pathogen and a host? Answer: Pathogen is a disease causing organism that mostly required a host to complete the life cycle. Host harbors and create an environment for the pathogen to grow. We have basically two main categories of pathogens: the facultative and obligate pathogens. The facultative pathogens required a host which can be only one of the niches they can exploit to reproduce, they are mostly environmental bacteria and fungi that occasionally cause infection. Consequently, the obligate pathogens require a host to fulfill their complete life cycle. They are mostly dependent
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