The Making of a Tropical Disease
A Short History of Malaria (Johns Hopkins Biographies of Disease)
by Randall M. Packard
Malaria sickens hundreds of millions of people—and kills one to three million—each year. Despite massive efforts to eradicate the disease, it remains a major public health problem in poorer tropical regions. But malaria has not always been concentrated in tropical areas. How did other regions control malaria and why does the disease still flourish ...