Global Malaria Distribution Figure 2: Global Pattern Of Malaria

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Global Pattern- Malaria
Figure 1: global malaria distribution figure 2: global distribution of malaria mosquito Geographic Distribution of Malaria
As shown on figure 1, the risk of malaria disease is concentrated between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn, such as Sub-Sahara in Africa, north of South America and Southeast of Asia. Malaria is more concentrated here because these areas have similar patterns such breeding of Anopheles mosquito. This is due to the high temperature, dry and wet seasons and humidity. This can be seen on the second map above (figure 2). It shows the distribution of anopheles which is the carrier of malaria.
There are no cluster spatial patterns in the Southern Hemisphere such
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An example of medicine they use to prevent malaria is quinine. It is made out of cinchonas in South America. They grow in the tropical Central and South America such as Peru, Costa Rica and Bolivia. However, this medicine can be life-threatening because it can causes blood problems, long-lasting kidney problems. There are also many side effects from taking quinine. It can include, coughing up blood, blood in urine, chest pain, hearing loss and loss of eyesight. This could be the reason why it contributes to the deaths and cases of malaria. In India, quinine cost only $22.34 compared to New Zealand where it cost $60.00. The cheap quinine medicine sold in India is luring people to buy more less affective drugs to prevent malaria which however, has many side …show more content…
People in the Third World who are affected by malaria are unhygienic because they are illiterate. Because they are poor, they cannot afford to go to school and be taught how to read in order to prevent themselves from malaria, how to use mosquito net, how to be clean and how to get rid of mosquito breeding area. For example, only 56% of African children go to school but they finish school without basic literacy and numeracy skills as only third of that number finished at a grade school. This is the biggest problem because it causes the increase in death rate as they are not able to read in order to protect themselves and being aware of their surroundings’ within their

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