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what is maralia disease?

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Malaria: Malaria is a disease of the blood spread by mosquito bites. It can be deadly and is one of the major areas of research by numerous agencies world wide.
Answered on Jun 16, 2016
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
Parasite Infection: Spread by mosquitoes, the parasite enter the bloodstream & infect red blood cells who then travel the liver for more mischief. Symptoms include high fever, shaking chills, sweats, vomiting, muscle pain, headache, anemia. First symptoms occur 10 days to 4 weeks post infection, then continue to occur in cycles of 48 to 72 hours.
Answered on Jan 4, 2016

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