DEC 19, 2014 09:43 AM PST

Malaria: the life cycle of Plasmodium inside human host



Malaria is a vector-borne infectious disease caused by a protozoan parasite of the genus Plasmodium, which is transmitted from human to human by the bite of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. This brief video illstrates the infection process.
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