Stopping the Spread

Makhijani, Pooja
October 2006
Weekly Reader News - Senior;10/27/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 8, p4
The article presents information on malaria epidemic in South America, Africa and Asia. This disease is caused by a germ spread through mosquito bites which may lead to death if not treated immediately. As of 2006, the World Health Organization records about 350 million to 500 million people infected with malaria. Around 1 million die of malaria each year.


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