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3. Malaria

3. Malaria  

Christian W. McMillen

in Pandemics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
Published Online: 
Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780190625214
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199340071.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199340071
3. Malaria Abstract Plasmodium falciparum is the most lethal and is responsible for the vast majority of global malaria deaths. ‘Malaria’ outlines the spread of malaria from Africa, into Europe and the New World. Generally, agricultural and rural development has been responsible for the proliferation of malaria, but poor sanitation and stagnant water can make malaria an urban disease. Vector and parasite control is described, along with the World Health Organization’s Malaria Eradication Program and attempts to stem malaria with treated bed nets and more effective drugs. Plasmodium . Throughout most of history, four types have infected humans: falciparum,
PandemicsA Very Short Introduction

Pandemics: A Very Short Introduction  

Christian W. McMillen

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
Published Online: 
Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780190625214
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199340071.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199340071
A Very Short Introduction
8. The impact of microscopy

8. The impact of microscopy  

Terence Allen

in Microscopy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2015
Published Online: 
May 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785290
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198701262.003.0008
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198701262
8. The impact of microscopy

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