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    Understanding Consumption Disease

    Introduction to Consumption Disease Consumption disease, also known as tuberculosis, is a contagious bacterial infection that primarily affects the lungs but can also affect other parts of the body such as the kidneys, spine, and brain. The bacteria that causes tuberculosis, called Mycobacterium tuberculosis, spreads through the air when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks. Tuberculosis has been a…

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    Where is Malaria Most Common?

    Global Distribution of Malaria Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by the Plasmodium parasite and transmitted through the bite of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there were an estimated 229 million cases of malaria worldwide in 2019, with 94% of cases occurring in the African region. While malaria is present in almost 100 countries,…

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