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malaria
used in Interview with the Vampire

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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
  • 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.
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