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could you cure a mosquito bourne illness such as malaria or others if it is found early?

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Dr. Robert Isaacs
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Mosquito illnesses: There are many different illnesses that are transmitted by mosquitos, including dengue fever, malaria, west nile virus, western equine encephalitis and yellow fever, to name a few. There are specific treatments for malaria, which do help most when started early. Even where there are not specific treatments, early recognition and supportive intervention can lessen the chance of complications.

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