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Malaria

Malaria costs Africa 12 billion dollarsMalaria is a collective name for the diseases produced by infection with any of the five Plasmodium parasites that can infect humans (P. falciparum, P. vivax, P. malariae, P. ovale and P. knowlesi) and can be transmitted by the bite of an infectious female mosquito. Failure to adequately diagnose and treat malaria, especially in the case of infection with P. falciparum, may lead to severe complications and death.

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