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  • Malaria is one of the areas of focus for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • fell ill with malaria and nothing the healer concocted saved him.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple
  • Malaria is our enemy number one.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • A medic was handing out malaria pills.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels

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  • Or the malaria.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • One would assume he’d have suffered terribly from malaria, as a large number of the men did, but he seemed perfectly fit right up to the day we received news of the Emperor’s surrender, when he committed ritual suicide.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Malaria!
    Theodore Taylor  --  The Cay
  • Her brother came back from Indonesia with malaria and she’s been nursing him.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • The air was sweltering, close, but I felt myself in the clutch of malarial trembling and chills.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • He had ridden a camel; he had eaten witchetty grubs, played cricket, caught malaria, lived on the street in Ukraine ("but for two weeks only"), set off a stick of dynamite by himself, swum in Australian rivers infested with crocodiles.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch

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  • When he needed to buy eyeglasses, he let researchers infect him with malaria to study a new drug.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • They carried diseases, among them malaria and dysentery.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • To my knowledge, the only time Baba had ever gone to a doctor was the time he’d caught malaria in India.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • She was suffering from malarial fever, and seemed dying by inches.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Your muscles begin to shiver as if they had malaria and your knees to shake as though they were dancing.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • He wondered if he were suffering from malaria, or, worse, from an overdose of Atabrine tablets.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Then about Negroes, mulattoes, mestizos, whites, the illiteracy rate — over 50 percent — and malaria.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • They had a guy with some kind of oxygen-tent thing nearby that looked like a malaria net.
    Paul Zindel  --  The Pigman
  • Disease, too, can be excluded as a major cause of death: given that in the entire army, including infantry fighting in malarial jungles, 15,779 personnel died of disease, disease deaths in the air corps had to be a small percentage of nonbattle deaths.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • [1] Unhealthy regions, noted for the prevalence of malarial fevers in summer.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • I had malaria fever all that Spring.
    Tennessee Williams  --  The Glass Menagerie
  • That’s what it must feel like to have malaria, she thought.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • I think it most probable—though of course it’s only an opinion—that you’ll all have the deuce to pay before you get that malaria out of your systems.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Treasure Island
  • From the man’s distorted body and twisted mind, in occult ways, like mists rising from malarial marshes, came emanations of the unhealth within.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • The second year a hard frost killed his young grove, and he fell ill with malaria.
    Willa Cather  --  My Antonia
  • In the early twentieth century, when the laboratory occupied the entire fourth floor of the Biomedical Research Building, crews of technicians worked to eliminate the scourges of yellow fever, malaria, and cholera.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • After numerous misadventures, Daisy dies, ostensibly by contracting malaria on her midnight jaunt.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • I would rather ride on earth in an ox cart, with a free circulation, than go to heaven in the fancy car of an excursion train and breathe a malaria all the way.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • They called it battle fatigue, and they said hallucinations were common with malarial fever.
    Leslie Marmon Silko  --  Ceremony
  • He swung himself out of the carriage to the ground and she suddenly thought how nice it was to see a man who was whole, who was not minus eyes or limbs, or white with pain or yellow with malaria, and who looked well fed and healthy.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • Far to the southeast, along the India-Nepal frontier, colossal thunderheads drifted over the malarial swamps of the Terai, illuminating the heavens with surreal bursts of orange and blue lightning.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Two of his brothers became mercenary soldiers, one died of malaria on the Panama Canal, one became a surveyor in Burma and India, and the last made tracks for the eastern seaboard at seventeen, never to be heard from again.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • There is always malaria for some people.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • Oscar’s wife, from the malaria district of Missouri, was ashamed of marrying a foreigner, and his boys do not understand a word of Swedish.
    Willa Cather  --  O Pioneers!
  • My mother, who was having a minor breakdown over the lack of citronella candles at Home Depot-she was convinced someone would get malaria-let her in.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Dreamland
  • But the malarial mosquitoes never found his flesh.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • 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.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms
  • "Like the chills of malaria," she said.
    Gloria Whelan  --  Listening for Lions
  • His target had been the teeming continents and the great plagues—malaria, typhus, cholera, typhoid, dysentery—and he was angling for a World Health Organization or Point Four appointment.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • My sister was married in my absence, for example, while I had a ’malarial chill,’ and something similar overcame me the morning of my mother’s funeral.
    Anne Rice  --  Interview with the Vampire
  • And I waited almost with the shakes of malaria for Esther to appear in the dining room.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • When news of fresh liberal victories was received it was celebrated with jubilant proclamations, but he would measure the real extent of them on the map and could see that his forces were penetrating into the jungle, defending themselves against malaria and mosquitoes, advancing in the opposite direction from reality.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • These were the traditional symbols used to counteract the evils brought on by summer—cholera, plague, typhoid, malaria, and typhus.
    Lisa See  --  Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
  • He trembled his own body like a man with malaria.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • His father knew malaria, its treatment and its cause.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • There was something tropical and malarial in the corrupt fragrance in the room.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • Later on that night, a young woman arrived at the hospital, pregnant and in the throes of malaria.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • It was as much as Kim could remember of his own treatment in a bout of autumn malaria—if you except the patter that he added to impress the lama.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Then the Boss spied a fellow at the far end of the soda fountain, a tall, gaunt-shanked, malarial, leather-faced side of jerked venison, wearing jean pants and a brace of mustaches hanging off the kind of face you see in photographs of General Forrest’s cavalrymen, and the Boss started toward him and put out his hand.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King’s Men
  • He did not know a malaria-bearing mosquito from a bat; he knew nothing about tests of drinking water; and in the matters of plumbing and sewage he was as unlearned as he was voluble.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
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