Thursday, August 26, 2010

Malaria: MedlinePlus

Malaria: MedlinePlus: "Malaria is a serious disease caused by a parasite. Infected mosquitoes spread it. Malaria is a major cause of death worldwide, but it is almost wiped out in the United States. The disease is mostly a problem in developing countries with warm climates. If you travel to these countries, you are at risk. There are four different types of malaria caused by four related parasites. The most deadly type occurs in Africa south of the Sahara Desert"

Sunday, August 22, 2010


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HHS News Release: WHO Declares End to 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic

HHS News Release: WHO Declares End to 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic: "Health and Human Services (HHS) press release outlines implications for United States of WHO declaration that the 2009 H1N1 pandemic has ended."