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malaria
used in A Farewell to Arms

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Definition a tropical disease spread by mosquitoes that, while nonexistent in wealthy nations, strikes hundreds of millions of people a year in developing nations — killing over a million each year

more technically:  an infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito; marked by paroxysms of chills and fever
  • She had quite a little work with the malaria people, the boy who had unscrewed the nosecap was a friend of ours and never rang at night, unless it was necessary but between the times of working we were together.
    Book Two (32% in)
  • There were three other patients in the hospital now, a thin boy in the Red Cross from Georgia with malaria, a nice boy, also thin, from New York, with malaria and jaundice, and a fine boy who had tried to unscrew the fusecap from a combination shrapnel and high explosive shell for a souvenir.
    Book Two (32% in)
  • There were three other patients in the hospital now, a thin boy in the Red Cross from Georgia with malaria, a nice boy, also thin, from New York, with malaria and jaundice, and a fine boy who had tried to unscrew the fusecap from a combination shrapnel and high explosive shell for a souvenir.
    Book Two (32% in)

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