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Malaria in the U.S, Local Cases Reported

Malaria could be a concern for the healthcare sector in the U.S. 

The latest reports confirm that malaria could be a health concern for the U.S. healthcare sector. There is a local spread. A spread is taking place after a long gap in the country. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned the public, medical professionals, and public health officials about the danger.

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Malaria is not incurable. However, a lack of proper medical care may lead to death. 

A parasite that spreads through mosquito bites is what causes malaria. People might get a fever, chills, and flu-like symptoms. Infected individuals may experience critical consequences, including death.

According to the CDC, symptoms might include fever, chills, headache, muscular soreness, exhaustion, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

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The previous two months have witnessed five instances of malaria in the nation, the first local outbreak of the disease in 20 years. According to a health warning sent by the CDC, four in Florida and one in Texas were found.

In a health alert, the CDC stated that Anopheles mosquitoes are capable of transmitting malaria if they feed on a malaria-infected person. 

Overall, the risk is comparatively less. However, it is time for extreme caution and preventive actions.

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