McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

How Do I Contract Malaria?

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Malaria is a life-threatening infectious mosquito-borne disease that is responsible for millions of deaths each year. How is a small bug like a mosquito responsible for one of the deadliest disease in Sub-Saharan Africa? This video investigates the life cycle of the Plasmodium parasite responsible for malaria and its associated pathophysiology.

— Video by students for McMaster University's Demystifying Medicine Seminar Series