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leslie steger

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Transcript of Malaria

Malaria in Africa Part one: Describe the problem
What is it Malaria?
Malaria is a potentially fatal blood disease caused by a parasite that is transmitted to human and animal hosts by the Anopheles mosquito.
How many people does Malaria effect in africa? between 350 million and 500 million people are infected with malaria What parts of Africa are affected by Malaria? Malaria is most affected in South Africa
In what countries is it the worst? It is worst in Angola Africa Part two: Causes
What causes the problem? All of the problems have MULTIPLE causes. List and explain them all.

A bite from a parasite-infected mosquito cause Malaria

parasites is what infect people with Malaria

Mosquitoes lay their eggs in standing water around the home.

Part three: Solutions
What can be done to solve the problem?They can wear nets and get rid of the bad water or keep the water clean.
What organization already exist? The United Nation Foundation, Nothing But Nets
What are they doing? They are sending nets to africa so families can be safe.
How could you help? I could send nets over to Africa to help fight malaria
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