Malaria, a journey in time: in search of the lost myths and forgotten stories.

  title={Malaria, a journey in time: in search of the lost myths and forgotten stories.},
  author={Raul Neghina and Adriana Maria Neghină and Iosif Marincu and Ioan Iacobiciu},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  volume={340 6},
The saga of malaria parasites precedes the history of humans. Malaria has always been part of the rising and decline of nations, of wars and of upheavals. People of ancient times attributed the malarial manifestations to supernatural influences. Myths about demons responsible for fevers and efforts to bring them under control were often mentioned in ancient articles and attested archaeologically. More than 4 millennia were required until malaria was finally demystified. From the ancient Chinese… CONTINUE READING

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