Why is plasmodium vivax and ovale called tertian malaria?

Type of Malaria. This a form of Malaria caused by Pasmodium vivax and ovale in which febrile paroxysms occur every 48 hours Vivax Malaria is difficult to cure as relapses are common. Ovale is caused by P Ovale and is milder and easy to treat Both are treated with Chloroquin.

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Can you tell me if on plasmodium vivax, suggest two methods for controlling malaria and explain why each method would work.?

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