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malaria
used in Rose Red

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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
  • I have been unconscious for some of this time and delirious for the rest, stricken with what our recently departed fellow travelers believed was malaria.
    3 — 1908 (20% in)

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