Malaria Timeline

Timeline created by facebooker_100001724897623 in History
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Death of Alexander the Great On the route to India beyond Mesopotamia, it was believed Alexander died of Malaria.
First Malariologist 400 BCE Hippocrates was the first malariologist, who described various malaria and described the difference between continuous fever and the intermittent malarial fever.
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Jun 23rd, 1227
Death of Genghis Khan The Mongol warlord, who had set up one of the largest land empire ever known have suffered from malaria in the spring of 1227.
Jan 1st, 1570
1570 BCE On the banks of the Nile River residents recorded observations of diseases into the oldest surviving medical document from Ancient Egypt, the Ebers Papyrus. Ebers Papyrus consisted of 700 drugs and 800 creations
Cinchona pubescens p1jpg%5b1%5d Ancient Cures 1600 AD The bitter bark of the Cinchona tree in Peru was used by the native Peruvian Indians and was the first recorded treatment. Claudius Galenus of Pergamum (131-AD) suggested that Malaria could be treated by purging and bleeding and vomiting. It was believed that this would take out poisons.
Studentelectives3%5b1%5d Treatment 1820 AD Quinine was used frequently for helping cure Malaria
American civil war 6%5b1%5d American Civil, West African, French Campaigns and wars 1861-1895 In the American Civil War, one half of the white troops and 80% of the black soldiers of the Union Army got malaria annually. 1,316,000 of illnesses and 10,000 deaths were reported.
In the West African War, many soldiers were conquered by disease without the enemy ever seen. In the French Campaign, 4000 deaths were due to Malaria.
Laveran%5b1%5d PARASITE FOUND!! First malaria parasite discovered by Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran. He found this by having some samples of blood from sick soldiers and found that there was an energetic small bug wriggling ferociously in a red blood cell. It is believed that Malaria originated from Africa and spread to other parts of the world.
Timeline Malaria in mid century At this point, Malaria was the leading cause in the most number of Deaths worldwide.
265032534v5 480x480 front color black padtosquare true%5b1%5d NO MALARIA!! Malaria considered to be eliminated in the US
Studentelectives3%5b1%5d The Risks In the early 1960s, only 10% the world's population was at risk of contracting malaria. It then rose to 40% as mosquitos have developed a resistance to treatment drugs.
Oth malaria table1%5b1%5d Mortality Rates- LOW!! LOW!! LOW!! Insecticide-treated bednets are proven to reduce overall childhood mortality by 20% in large, multi- country African study. In 1998, WHO, UNICEF, UNDP and World Bank wishes to
halve the malaria mortality by 2010
Mx5210hbiph%5b1%5d Malaria Research in Australia Scientists discovered how the Malaria parasite has become reistant to drugs.
Bill and melinda gates foundation%5b1%5d Bill and Melinda Foundation This is the largest private foundation in the world and focuses largely on diseases such as malaria. It began in 1994 and continues to this day, funding projects. In 1999, Bill Gates donated $50million so to find a vaccine for Malaria
Imagesca6m81tr Earliest Records-2700 BCE 2700 BCE, China, the earliest records of Malaria. However, it has been seen on clay Tablets and objects that were excavated from Sumerian and Babylonian civilizations that wrote of Gods punishing men by sending disease. Archaeologists uncovered object dedicated to Nergal, the Babylonian God of Disease and death and is symbolized by a flying insect.
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Deaths Early part of the 20th century, Malaria has accounted for 10% of global deaths, while in India it probably accounted for over half.