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On Monday morning we’ll publish the answer in the comment section of this post.
False unless you somehow were able to share blood. But I may be wrong.
False. The disease is transmitted by mosquitos (or possibly if you were able to share blood, like from a cut maybe? dunno).
False. Malaria is transmitted only by an infected mosquito.
I agree with Vicki!
False – at least as far as any “conventional” means of transmission. However, it is a blood-borne pathogen so it can be transmitted through blood transfusions or through birth.
I don’t know for sure, but from what I know about how it’s transmitted, I would say false. I believe it can only be transmitted by infected mosquitos.
And the answer is …
Malaria is transmitted by certain types of mosquitoes that carry a parasite that causes the disease. A person contracts malaria when he or she is bitten by an infected mosquito.
(Source: cdc.gov/malaria/faq.htm, November 2008)
malaria infection can only be transmitted from an infected female anopheles mosquito to a person
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[quote comment="7443"]False - at least as far as any "conventional" means of transmission. However, it is a blood-borne pathogen so it can be transmitted through blood transfusions or through birth.[/quote]
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