Malaria : Disease Impacts and Long-Run Income Differences

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that malaria, a parasitic disease transmitted by mosquitoes, causes over 300 million epi sodes of ”acute illness” and more than one million deaths annually. Most of the d eaths occur in poor countries of the tropics, and especially sub-Saharan Afric a. Some researchers have suggested that ecological differences… CONTINUE READING