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Day: November 19, 2017

Beer as a Risk-Factor for Malaria

Beer as a Risk-Factor for Malaria

This would be funny if it wasn’t actually real. First, let’s talk about malaria followed by the connection between malaria and beer. MALARIA Malaria is one of the nastiest diseases known. It is caused by several different species of itty bitty protozoans from the genus¬†Plasmodium. The Malaria Disease Vector A disease vector is medical-speak for the way a disease is transmitted between people. As you probably remember from high school biology, the vector for malaria¬†protozoans are vampire bugs, otherwise known…

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