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Malaria

Author: Bernard A Marcus
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2004.
Series: Deadly diseases and epidemics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides the history of malaria and discusses the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as how it is spread by mosquitos.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard A Marcus
ISBN: 0791074668 9780791074664
OCLC Number: 53139166
Description: 106 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm.
Contents: On the wings of mosquitoes --
A complex life cycle --
The origin, evolution, and ecology of malaria --
The discovery of plasmodium --
Diagnosis and treatment --
Attempts at malarial control --
Preventing malaria --
Malaria now --
The future of malaria.
Series Title: Deadly diseases and epidemics.
Responsibility: Bernard A. Marcus ; consulting editor, I. Edward Alcamo ; foreword by David Heymann.
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Throughout history, malaria has shaped the course of human events, affecting conquest, colonization, and development of cities and towns.  Read more...

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"Each holds almost 150 pages of information charting not only the world history of the disease, but the changes it effected on world society during its course. From the disease's progress to the Read more...

 
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