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THE CAUSES OF MALARIA Malaria is an infection by parasites which is spread by mosquito bites The parasites are one cell animals which spend their live in the red blood cells of humans and part in female anophleles mosquitos The parasites are called protozoals of the species of plasmodia It is most wide spead in the malaria belt which includes Mexico Haiti The Dominican Republic Honduras Ecuador Africa India Southeast Asia and the Philippines Malaria can also be infected by blood transfusions infected donors and among drug users who share neddles with infected people How Malaria is spread 1 An anopheles that is infected with malaria ca- using parasites known as plasmodia transmits the parsites in its saliva when it bites a human 2 once in the human body the immature plasmodia circulate through the blo- od stream and 3 invade the red blood cells Here the plasmodia mature and multiply 4 As the cells break apart 5 so- me of the parasites inv- ade still other red blood cells and 6 some dev- elop into mosquito-infe- ecting forms 7 After a healthy mosquito bites an infected human the cycle begins all over again THE SYMPTOMS OF MALARIA The symptoms of malaria begin one or two weeks after being infected The symptom start with an intense attack of a shaking chill The patient gets a fever and their temperature rises to abou 40C The ferver is accompanied with servere headaches After many hours the patient starts sweating a lot The headache then disappears and the temperature goes back to normal Durring the early stages of infection the attack may occur every day but within a few days you will notice a pattern because there are three types of malaria falciparum tertian and the quartan malaria If the attacks occure at irregular intervals it is the falciparum malaria
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