28 JULY 2018 #48 CAN MALARIA BE CONQUERED?

PARAGUAY HAS ELIMINATED MALARIA.  The World Health Organization confirmed it in early July. Argentina may be declared malaria-free later this year. You can get malaria from the bite of an infected mosquito – and you will feel awful. I should know. When I was 6 years old (in Burma with my missionary parents) I had malaria. It was like having terrible case of flu with aches and shaking chills. Malaria is life threatening if not treated. Nearly half the world’s population is at risk of malaria The World Health Organization states that In 2015 there were roughly 212 million cases with an estimated 429,000 deaths. The malaria belt circles the world, encompassing about 100 countries, mostly in the tropical or … Read More