People with Malaria Speak
Kelly Granger felt tired after returning from her six-week study abroad trip to Ghana. Her fatigue quickly deteriorated into something much worse...
More on: More Than Just "Jet Lag"
Malaria sent brothers Ridhwan and Mohammad Adisa to the hospital, after they returned from visiting friends and relatives in their parents' native country of Nigeria...
More on: A Family's Ordeal
Tom Miller thought a homeopathic medicine would protect him from malaria when he traveled to Nigeria, but it did not...
Stuart Ver Wys survived severe malaria after he contracted malaria during a mission trip to Haiti. He had not taken any drugs to prevent malaria...
More on: A Humanitarian Mission
Mariama Jones was 19 weeks pregnant when a family crisis required that she travel to her native Sierra Leone. Within a week of her return from Africa, she developed a fever and chills and could not go to work...
More on: A Visit Home
Ramadhani Shida Mashaka was only 8 months old when he got seriously ill, but it did not seem to be very bad at first...
More on: Malaria Visits a Child in Africa
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