Tropical Diseases: A Geographical Inquiry

Ted Talk: Malaria

 Shah, S. (2013, September 12). 3 reason we still haven't gotten rid of malaria.  [Video file]. Retrieved from

Map of Malaria

Malaria Map


"Malaria, serious relapsing infection in humans, characterized by periodic attacks of chills and fever, anemia, splenomegaly (enlargement of the spleen), and often fatal complications. It is caused by one-celled parasites of the genus Plasmodium that are transmitted to humans by the bite of Anopheles mosquitoes. Malaria can occur in temperate regions, but it is most common in the tropics and subtropics." (Britannica, 2017


Social and Political Impacts

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