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Airport Malaria : Jet-Setting Mosquitos Spread Disease
Since 1977, when the disease was first documented, 75 cases of airport malaria have been observed in western Europe. People may be infected by the bite of an anopheles mosquito during a flight or stopover, or while opening containers or luggage all over the airport area. People who live near an airport or whose road transport brings them into the vicinity may also be affected. [PDF]
The Carter Center: Malaria Control Program
Provides information on this disease and the program for its elimination being undertaken.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Malaria
Presents an in-depth look at malaria.
Guardian: Africa's Economic Problems have a Medical Solution
Explains the link between disease burden and economic development, focusing on malaria.
History of the Discovery of the Malaria Parasites and Their Vectors
Article by Francis E G Cox tracing the story of malaria parasites and their mosquito vectors from the first discovery of the parasites in 1880 to the present time.
HPA: Malaria Reference Laboratory
Guidelines for travellers for protection against malaria. From the UK Health Protection Agency, a non-departmental public body.
Malaria and Health
A resource for travel medicine health professionals and the public. Provides an overview of the disease, endemic areas, prevention measures including drug prophylaxis as well as links to other malaria and tropical medicine sites.
Malaria Web Site
This site provides information on history, pathology, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment, complications and control of malaria.
MedicineNet - Malaria
Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of this infection of the blood.
US National Institutes of Health directory of their collection of malaria-related documents
NHS Choices: Malaria
Provides information on this tropical disease. Includes a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, complications. antimalarials and prevention.
Roll Back Malaria Zambezi Expedition
Journey undertaken in 2008 to rally political support for the fight against malaria and demonstrate the need for coordinated cross-border action in Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
Ronald Ross and the Transmission of Malaria
An article pertaining to Ronald Ross, who in 1897 discovered malarial parasites in mosquitoes.
Wikipedia - Malaria
Hyperlinked encyclopedia article about the disease and its impacts, treatment, prevention and control.
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