Malari Causes And Effects

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Malaria is a disease related to millions of deaths around the world, precisely in Africa. This paper discusses malaria which is caused by parasites transmitted by mosquitoes. This report gathers medical and scientific information and gives general clarification about the disease from journals, articles, and websites. This research shows an overview of the disease, the types of parasites, that include Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium ovale, Plasmodium malariae, Plasmodium vivax, and Plasmodium knowlesi. It also shows the disease 's symptoms that vary from serious symptoms like kidney failure to less serious ones like body aches. Further, it explains the infectious cycle of the disease which includes the human liver stage, the human blood stage, and the mosquito stage. It also shows the methods which are used to treat malaria and the possible side effects. In summary, the evidence suggests developing more effective malaria treatments that have minor side effects to control the contagiousness of the disease.

1. Introduction:
Deciding what is the world 's most fatal creature probably will vary due to the many creatures that endanger human life only in one year, based on the WHO –World Health Organization- statistics. In every year, for example, sharks kill 10 people, crocodiles kill 1000 people, and snakes kill 50,000 people. However, the small mosquitoes kill more than 1,000,000 people every year, and over 600,000 of these deaths are caused by Malaria (1)(2). There are almost…

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