Friday, April 18, 2014

Malaria Caused 627,000 Deaths in 2012

According to the World Health Organization, about 627,000 deaths were recorded in 2012 due to malaria and majorities of the same were children. Many of these deaths have been a result of the complications due to the same. Two recent studies are now in the works to find out solutions. Based from these, the disease can be caused by the one of the most common human parasites, Plasmodium Falciparum.  When left untreated in one day, the disease can lead to other serious illnesses and sometimes death. Some heavy complications can include cerebral anemia and severe malaria anemia, a condition that might block small blood vessels to someone’s brain, causing brain and mental damage.

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