Malaria is a major endemic public health concern in most developing countries, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, southeast Asia, the eastern Mediterranean, South America, the western Pacific, and eastern Europe. The disease is one of the major contributors to extreme poverty. Although malaria is treatable, it can be fatal, causing severe health complications. This noninfectious disease claims millions of lives annually, causes destruction in the family order, reduces the workforce, and drains the economy of its financial resources. Malaria affects all genders, infants, and adults alike.

Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

There are different variants of the malaria disease caused by different species of the mosquito. The Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax strains of malaria tend to be more deadly than the Plasmodium ovale, Plasmodium malariae, and Plasmodium knowlesi, ...

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