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what is the disease that mosquitoes have that causes humans to get malaria?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Protozoa: The protozoan parasites that cause Malaria include : Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium ovale & Plasmodium malariae.
Answered on Jan 7, 2015

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