Patient Comments: Malaria - Causes

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Comment from: scout17, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: April 28

I got malaria while in Vietnam War. Now, they say there's shot for it.

Comment from: Evi , 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: June 14

I contracted falciparum in 2008 in Gambia. It was discovered because I entered a hospital for another matter and received a number of blood tests. I have never had an outbreak of the malaria, however I wonder if it is in my system and there is a possibility for an outbreak at a later time.

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