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PHA offers advice on malaria prevention

Creator:

Public Health Agency

Type: News
Region: Republic of Ireland
Northern Ireland
Description:

Malaria is a serious, sometimes fatal, disease spread by mosquitoes. It is common in many tropical countries and is caused by a parasite called Plasmodium.There are four types of Plasmodium parasites: Plasmodium falciparum, vivax, malariae, and ovale and they are all carried by night-biting Anopheles mosquitoes.

Date:

05/07/2010

DOI:

10.14655/11971-933647

Rights: Public
Suggested citation:

Public Health Agency. (2010) PHA offers advice on malaria prevention [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/933647 [Accessed: 15th October 2019].

  

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