Malaria

Maddie Shand
Mind Map by Maddie Shand, updated more than 1 year ago
Maddie Shand
Created by Maddie Shand almost 6 years ago
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GCSE Biology (Module 1 (Understanding Organisms)) Mind Map on Malaria, created by Maddie Shand on 03/23/2014.

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Malaria
1 caused by a protozoan called Plasmodium, which feeds on human red blood cells
2 Plasmodium (papasite) is carried by mosquitoes (vectors) and transmitted to humans (hosts) by mosquito mites
2.1 a parasite is an organism that feeds off another living organism causing it harm
2.2 vectors are not affected by the disease
3 knowledge of the life cycle of mosquitoes has helped to stop the spreading of malaria
3.1 draining stagnant water
3.2 putting oil on the water surface
3.3 spraying insecticide
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