When did malaria come to Africa?

Answer Malaria is actually believed to have been born out of Western and Central Africa, with precursors to the present disease emerging half a billion years ago. The modern P. falciparum strain emerged 4... Read More »

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When did malaria start in Africa?

According to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, fossils from mosquitoes show signs of malaria existing 30 million years ago, long before humans came on the scene. It is hypothesized that malaria ... Read More »

Where in Africa is there Malaria?

Google rocks:……Basically, Africa below the Saharan region down to north of South... Read More »

How many people in Africa die from malaria?

The World Health Organization reports that in 2008, of the approximately 863,000 global malaria deaths, about 767,000 occurred in Africa. Further, WHO estimates that African nations account for 85%... Read More »

Why is it that malaria is common in Africa but not in Europe. Cancer is common in Europe but not in Africa?

1.Cause for malaria prevalence in Africa-----------------By virtue of mosquito menace. Why cancer is uncommon, because, they live in the vicinity of nature with high immunity levels.2. Causes for C... Read More »