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Malaria: Human Host BioInteractive Animation

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has made a beautiful short animation (of the part of the malaria life cycle that takes place in humans.

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has made a beautiful short animation (of the part of the malaria life cycle that takes place in humans. I bet the average American doesn’t know that Presidents Washington, Lincoln, and Kennedy (and 5 others!) all had malaria.

This is an additional video, hosted on YouTube.

Were you aware of this intricate, parasitic cycle between the mosquito and the human before watching this animation? Comment your thoughts below and discuss with your peers!

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