For now she rents local boats to deliver bed nets along the lake, where malaria is a leading cause of death.
Vosshall compares mosquito research, and research on malaria and dengue fever that they carry, to research on HIV/AIDS.
But as malaria, that ancient disease, has reminded us once again, progress – real progress – simply cannot be hurried.
In the amount of time it probably took you to read the above two paragraphs, two African children died of malaria.
She says the nurses have done some tests and say her daughter has malaria.
The fosse has since been filled up, on account of the malaria produced by the stagnant water which it contained.
There is another illness which is a hundred times worse than malaria.
Hardly was the regular cultivation of the fields interrupted than the production of malaria recommenced.
With the hot weather, the malaria became more and more deadly.
Perhaps its antipyretic effects are limited to those cases in which malaria is a known or an unknown complication.
1740, from Italian mal'aria, from mala aria, literally "bad air," from mala "bad" (fem. of malo, from Latin malus; see mal-) + aria "air" (see air (n.1)). Probably first used by Italian physician Francisco Torti (1658-1741). The disease, now known to be mosquito-borne, once was thought to be caused by foul air in marshy districts. Replaced native ague.
malaria ma·lar·i·a (mə-lâr'ē-ə)
An infectious disease characterized by cycles of chills, fever, and sweating, caused by the parasitic infection of red blood cells by a protozoan of the genus Plasmodium, which is transmitted by the bite of an infected female anopheles mosquito. Also called jungle fever, paludism, swamp fever.
An infectious disease of tropical areas caused by the parasitic infection of red blood cells by a protozoan of the genus Plasmodium, which is transmitted by the bite of an infected female mosquito. Malaria is characterized by recurrent episodes of chills, fever, sweating, and anemia and is endemic in Africa, Central America, and much of Southern Asia and northern South America.