Malaria is a protist. A protist is a single cell organism and doesn’t fit in with plants, animals, bacteria, or fungi.
I did not know that!
The symptoms for this disease are, moderate to severe shaking chills, high fever, sweating, headache, vomiting, and diarrhea.
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Yes it does, it says right here on Google.
The vector for this disease is a sometype of mosquito. It can only be spread by a specific mosquito called Anopheles mosquito and it has to be female.
Doesn't Malaria attack your liver and red blood cells?
That sounds scary!
If you are going somewhere where Malaria is common, talk to a doctor a couple months before for any drugs or shots to take.
There is no treatment yet for Malaria. There is a lot of research going on right now. They are trying to figure out patterns of care seeking, and to estimate what is known about the effort of the treatments used.
Did you kids know that Malaria reproduce mostly in warmer weather where there is an abundance of humanity and rain. In the United States about 1,500 cases of Malaria are found each year.
Thanks a lot Ms. Marsh for this very interesting lesson!